16 May 2008 - 2:08pm | editor
Assam Governor Lt General (Retd) Ajoy Singh has set up a panel to decide on Gauhati University Vice Chancellor Dr Amarjyoti Chaudhury's resignation he field last week. According to the Raj Bhawan sources the governor has suggested Dr Chaudhury to continue till May 29. Comprising several prominent educationists and intellectuals, the committee will submit the findings of the entire situation of the varsity.
Meanwhile, the governor has called education minister Ripun Bora on Thursday and sought to know the government stand. The minister reportedly informed the governor that the Assam Government is ready to accept the Chancellor's decision.
After the anti-corruption cell raided his Tarun Nagar based residence and firm house, RH Khan said that he was the victim of a nefarious conspiracy. Talking to reporters on Monday in Guwahati, the main accused in the multi crore dima Hasao scam said that he had nothing to hide and that NIA and CBI have already probed the scam. Notably, chief minister’s anti corruption and vigilance cell recently seized some incriminating materials during a raid at his residence in Guwahati.
Amid tight security voting negins in Assam in its 11 Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday. The voting began at around 7 in the morning to decide on the fate of altogether 127 candidates in the second phase of polling. Dhubri has 10 candidates, Kokrajhar 3, Barpeta 14, Gauhati 12, Mangaldoi 13, Tezpur 15, Nagaon 13, Kaliabor 8, Jorhat 8, Dibrugarh 10, Lakhimpur 15.