Fotozasia - photo exhibition held at State Art Gallery
Fotozasia showcased Exposure - a photography exhibition cum sale at the State Art Gallery under the theme Nature recently. Fotozasia are photographers Bhaskar Jyoti Gogoi, Pallav Pranjal Sharma, Bornali Gogoi, Bhaskar Saikia and Rahul Pranjal Sharma who showcased their love for nature by capturing its different hues as apparent through their lenses.
3 Dec 2017 - 8:26pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Kokrajhar,Dec 3: Along with other parts of the globe, Kokrajhar observed the disabled day focussing that the disabled lots have been deprived of rights that made reservations in the government departments in the state due to non implementation of the mentioned facility and rights.
The occasion was observed at Choto Molandubi with daylong programme scheduled in Kokrajhar district on Sunday.
The day was organised by BTAD Disabled Welfrae Development NGO at Choto Molandubi in Kokrajhar to mark the celebration of wirld disability persons along with rest of the state. As part of the programme, Agwma Basumatary,president of the development NGO hoisted flag while Nandalal Choudhury,director of the NGO paid floral tribute to martyrs on the day.
Nandalal Choudhury,Director of BTAD Disabled Welfare Development NGO alleged that state government and concern departments have been tactically made subside of facility and rights of the disability peoples. He said the disabled persons are deprived from their various facilities and rights. He said the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 were not fully implemented depriving thousands of disabled people, he said.
The leader demanded fully implementation of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, equal opportunity to the disabled persons, protection of rights and full participation in all departments as per the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995. He also demanded filling up of backlogs for the disabled in various departments within the BTAD. He said that disabled persons should get 3 percent reservation all government departments in the state,but till today they are yet to get single percent facility of which all are going opposite in its actuall stability,he said.
R Bhattacharya,secretary of Kokrajhar district legal services authority graced as guest on the occasion with Agwma Basumatary,president of the Mancha in the chair.
7 Jun 2014 - 8:25pm | AT News
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi expressed grave concern over the brutal killing of Hamen SP Nityananda Goswami and his PSO Ratul Nunisa at killed in encounter with UPLA in Karbi Anglong.
Talking to reporters after paying his last respect to the duo, Gogoi said that these militants will not be able to escape as security forces are carrying out a full scale operation in the hills district.
He however, has suspended four PSO guarding Goswami who managed to escape the encounter.
26 Feb 2013 - 11:29pm | SK Hasan
Eight persons were seriouly injured when a Sivasagar-Nazira bound bus fell in to deep paddy field at Kujibali Hanhchara, near Nazira at around 4 pm on Tuesday. The accident occurred when a speedy truck trying to overtake the bus.