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Mass protest demanding separate Bodoland

"Create separate Bodoland statehood under Article 2 & 3 of Indian constitution through political dialogue, otherwise face strong mass agitations",said president of All Bodo Student's Union (ABSU) Pramod Boro.

Boro while talking to thi corrrespodent at Kashikotra mass gathering for Bodoland statehood demand in Chirang, said that BJP led NDA government at centre has tactically been delaying the issue of Bodoland.

He has strongly criticised the BJP led central government for failing to solve the commitments made during the 2014 Lok Sabha election.


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Awareness meeting on speed limit of motor vehicles

29 Jun 2015 - 6:42pm | Hantigiri Narzary

An awareness meeting on speed limit of motor vehicles involving motor transport association, senior citizens and public was held at DC office conference hall on Monday in Kokrajhar. 

The meeting was organised by district administration in association with district transport officer (DTO) with Madhab Prasad Sharma in the chair to creating awareness about road speed management along the national highways and district major roads in the state. 

Sharma said that considering the increasing the number of road accidents in the state of Assam and in the interest of public safety, the Governor of Assam is pleased to fix maximum speed limit for all classes of motor vehicles on the state highways, major district roads.

He said that the speed limit should be maintained and peoples be free fro road mishaps in the district. 

He has also urged the DTO to organise awareness meeting of speed check programme in the district from first day of July next and check the road communications so that overspeed motor vehicles can be checked. 

KMSS protestors flogged

24 Mar 2014 - 7:12pm | AT News

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The incident took place in Rehabari on Monday afternoon when hundreds of KMSS activists staged dharna in protest against the repeated incidents of rhino poaching in the world heritage site.

But policemen deployed in front of the office of the Principal Chief Conservator of forest in Rehabari flogged the protestors.  

CRPF jawan kills colleague in Tihu

17 Jul 2015 - 11:34am | AT News

A CRPF jawan gunned down one of his colleagues when they were deployed to deal with a people in Nalbari on Friday who blocked a vital road demanding Tihu as dib division.

The incident took place when hundreds of local people in Nathkuchi blocked the road raising their demands forcing the authorities to deploy security forces.

Suddenly one of the jawans Amal Das started indiscriminate firing at his colleague Nirmal Das who succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital. Then Amal tried to shoot himself dead to be prevented by other colleagues.

Several other protestors also sustained injury in the incident. Eight of the seriously injured protestors are undergoing treatment at the hospital.