ABSU conference concludes in Kokrajhar
Kokrajhar ABSU conference concluded at Kazigaon Gurudev Kalicharan Nwgwr in Parbatjhora on Thursday. Bodoland University vice-chancellor Hemanta Kumar Baruah inaugurated the open session presided over by district ABSU president Lawrence Islary. Central president Promod Boro attended as chief guest.
In his inaugural speech, Baruah stressed the need of quality education for all round development. He said in his capacity as the Vice chancellor of the Bodoland University, he would try to work for the development of higher education in remote areas like Parbhatjhora.
Promod Boro called upon all to work for all round development of the society. He also stressed the need of an arms free society for all round development.
The ABSU president said that kidnapping, extortions, gamblings and killings has affected the Bodoland region from all sides including on quality education and call upon all to thwart anti-social elements present.
Recalling the contribution of Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma, the great social reformer among the Bodos, he said Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma has enlighten the Bodo society about the importance of education, and in many ways work for all round development of the society in the early 19th century.
Among those attended the Open Session includes Principal of Kokrajhar Law College Berlao K Karjee, BTC member Rabiram Narzary, president of Rabha Sahitya Sabha Jagat Kama among others as guests
30 Mar 2013 - 2:42pm | AT News
Several persons have been injured when security forces sprang upon a group of people in Sualkuchi who took to the streets against the sale of Banaras-made silk cloths. The situation suddenly started simmering when local people in large number attacked the security forces defying Section 144 CrPC for trying to quell the protesters. As the policemen tried to contain the situation the protestors pelted stones at them forcing the security forces to retaliate.
Earlier, they forced the State Bank of India branch to down the shutters alleging that the bank officials have been providing the sellers with loan money who have been importing the Benaras made clothes.
Protesters have already burnt down silk clothes worth Rs 50 crore during the last 12 hours.
9 Apr 2018 - 5:56pm | Nikhil Mundra
HOJAI: Assam BJP unit has expelled two leaders of the Hojai Municipality Board alleging anti party activities triggering no less crises in the civic body.
In a letter circulated on April 5, 2018, party general secretary Dilip Saikia said HMB chairperson Mamata Dey and Vice chairman Samir Sarkar have been expelled for involving in the anti party activities.
The duo faced the action after the consent from state party president Ranjit Kumar Das. Now the party is in process to find out their substitutes.
19 Sep 2015 - 8:13pm | SK Hasan
Nazira erupted in massive protest a day after four miscreants, allegedly aided and abetted by a policeman, killed a driver on Friday. Local residents in the upper Assam township spilled into the roads and restricted the movement of the vehicles demanding stern action against the culprits now in police custody.
The incident took place on Friday night when a gang of 4 miscreants, who are allegedly involved in the crude oil pilferage, killed an oil tanker driver, Bablu Khan. A section of local residents told Assam Times that the gang who traveled on the car owned by police ASI Hari Narayan Dutta caught Khan to be killed on the spot.
The Nazira police station, however, registered a case bearing No 161/2015 under IPC 147/148/341/326 /379 and 302 after being caught Dipankar Dutta, Probhat Gogoi, Tapan Gogoi and Jitu Gogoi in this connection.
All the four accused persons are believed to have been involved in crude oil pilferage. Angry local residents on Saturday thronged in front of the police station demanding proper investigation and punishments for the culprits. They further demanded action against police ASI Dutta whose vehicle was used by the accused to commit the gory killing of the driver.