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Denmonstration of Gramin Dak Sewak union at Barpeta

Barpeta district Gramin Dak Sevak union today staged two-hours-long demonstration at Barpeta post office premises demanding to submit the report of 6th pay commission. Mentionable that about 3 lakh Gramin Dak Sevak have been serving in a nomial rate year after year. Though other postal workers have been getting the benefits of the central govt, these Gramin Dak Sevas have been deprived of the facilities. To protest this the gramin Dak sevaks all over India staged this programme. This demonstration will be continued for three days from September 14 to 16.

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Haflong girl enters Miss India final round

24 Mar 2015 - 8:08pm | nandadewan

Rewati Chetri, a next door Gorkha girl from Assam’s ‘Ant Hill’  Haflong convent educated  LLB student of NEF Law College of Guwahati made it into Top 21 finalist of Miss India 2015. Intelligence, passion and patience is how she rates woman in order of priority the three qualities that every woman must possess while Trustworthy, loving, dedicated are the qualities in order of  personal preference, that she would admire in a man. Rewati romanticises Atif Aslam’s lyrics and person and would love to go on a date but Amir Khan is her favourite and Taare Zameen Par is her favourite movie. Love to Rewati is a feeling and emotion of togetherness between two people

Here are the excerpts of candid conversation with the Miss India Finalist 2015 from Assam representing the North East.

Q. Your feelings on being top 21 Miss India 2015 finalist.

Rewati:- feel great. It has always been a dream to become Miss India and now I am on the initial steps of it so indeed I feel great and O have no words to express it.

Q. Where do you see yourself in 1 weeks

Rewati:- In one week time would be Miss India finals and I am so focussed on seeing me with the crown. I wanna make my family, friends and well wishers extremely proud.

Q. How has been this journey?

Rewati:- Incredible! We learn so much in so little time. The Miss India Organization gives us an extensive amount of training that is gradually changing our lives to a far better person than what we were.

Q. Whom do you idolise in modelling.

Rewati:- Well! I don't actually idolize an individual person when it comes to modelling. There are so many extremely talented models in India and overseas. I always try to idolize the good in all of them so that it'll be of immense help to my career.

Q.  How do you define modelling as career option?

Rewati:- With India's large fashion industry there are enough and more opportunities for "right" men and women to be models. It is not as easy as it looks and requires a large amount of sacrifice and commitment. For those who are really committed and determined yes it is a wonderful career option.

Q.  If not a model what you would be

Rewati:- Well I am currently pursuing my studies in Law so of course I will become a lawyer in future but I shall not give up on modelling too. As long as my age and looks permit I shall go on with it.

Q. Your inspiration in life .

Rewati:- Definitely my mother. She has not just taught me but lived by example the kind of life every mother expects her child to live. It is from her I learn how to become a woman of substance.

Q.  What do you aspire

Rewati;- Aspirations are many. I definitely want to become Miss India and bring an International crown to my country. Apart from that I want to finish my studies in law and become a lawyer who is of great use to the society. I also want establish an organisation which focuses on educating and developing the skills of the underprivileged and become a woman of inspiration.

Q.  Briefly about your stint with Miss India so far

Rewati:- So far it has been a few days of constant learning. We learn so much. Everyday we have so many sessions that help us develop and become a better person. We workout hard, learn on diction and etiquettes and many more. It has been a completely learning experience so far and the best part os being trained by the experts in town.

Q. How did Miss India happen to you.    

Rewati- Honestly speaking it all started sudden.I had a long cherished dream but I got wings to it only after the Auditions.To say it was a very humble and a Surprise Kick to my Dream.

Q.  Back home we gearing up to support you, how has been the response to your achievement from your region

Rewati:- The response has been incredible.Its overwhelming to see them supporting me so much.I see many of them dreaming for my success maybe sometimes more than I do for myself which has by far been a great strength to me.

Q. What do you want to say to the people of the region

Rewati:- I want to say that I am doing more than the best I can to make all of you proud and happy and I will continue to do it. No matter how hectic our schedules become when I log into Facebook and notice the support of my people and hear about it from my friends it keeps me going. I really will not let you all down.

Q.  How can the people support you n get closer to Miss India crown???

Rewati:- Definitely with their blessings, love and encouragement. That definitely keeps me going and makes me want to do better. Till date i got huge support in WeChat voting and I am given to understand whole of North East is voting me. Huge Hug and Thank You North East, India and Rest of the World for the support. Now onwards maximum LIKE in my facebook page sharing and commenting on my posts and keeping me most engaged contestant will definitely inch me closer to the crown.

Money matters in Puja murder

1 Sep 2012 - 3:22pm | editor

Money mattered in the murder of a 40 year old woman in Guwahati where a teenager boy killed his mother recently. Identified as Ankit Saikia the teenager boy and his friend Ranjit Gaur strangulated his mother Puja Saikia who was a caretaker at a Guwahati based building.

Hand loom expo begins in Kokrajhar

30 Dec 2016 - 10:51pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

The National Handloom Expo 2016-17 of BRAWFED has began from Friday at Sudempuri ground near JD Road in Kokrajhar town with 20-day long programme scheduled. A showcase of Eri-clothes was organised to the ramp on the occasion.

Binode Narzary, Chairman of Bodoland Regional Apex Weavers & Artisan Cooperatives Federation Limited(BRAWFED) lighted the lamp to inaugurate the expo in the presence of official and weavers from different districts of BTAD.The national handloom expo was organised by Bodoland Regional Apex Weavers & Artisan Cooperatives Federation Limited(BRAWFED). Nearly 100 stalls from different states of the country and districts of Assam,which included Assam,Northeastern states, Haryana,Rajasthan,Jammu & Kashmir,Punjab,Bihar,West Bengal,Chhatisgarh,Uttar Pradesh,Delhi etc are participating in the expo with their own state handloom products. NN Rana Patgiri, managing director of BRAWFED told that a customer assistance centre has also been setting up in the ground office market survey and analysis of demands,needs,preference of buyers of northeastern states area through the national handloom expo. Patgiri expresses his hopeful that at-least two crores of marketing would be held in the expo.