Commission visits BTAD riot points
The one man enquiry commission headed by Mutum BK Singh, retired judge of Gauhati High Court to enquire 2012 BTAD riot today visited riot starter hot spots in Kokrajhar district and interacted with local publics both from Bodo and Muslim communities in their visits.
The commission made their maiden visit to Tulsibil under Gossaigaon sub-division and later stepped to the Parowguri where two elderly women killed,Magurmari and Joypur village where four Bodo youths lynched and later it spreaded in large scale in the region. During the visit commission officials including govt advocates met eye witness and held shared about information how the incident did started which had created resented among both of community. Singh said that the commission has been investigating into incident that claimed over 100 lives in the region and after getting proper investigation the final report of the commission will be published by April next.
The commission noted all relevant inputs about situation that rosé in the BTAD area.The commission official yesterday visited at Chirang district and collected information from incident related areas. The commission was formed In December of 2012 by state govt to enquire the BTAD riot and steps about findings of the commission will be published public by April next,said Anjan Sarma, secretary of the commission.
19 Apr 2012 - 11:45pm | editor
The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the government and chairperson of the 59th National Film Awards on a plea seeking quashing the decision of the jury for not accepting the nomination of an Assamese film for the awards.
The court issued notice to the information and broadcasting ministry and Rohini Hattangadi, chairperson and jury, Hiren Bora, jury of the 59th National Film Awards, and the Central Board of Film Certification.
A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought from all the respondents the reason for not treating the film as an Assamese film.
The petitioner said that inspite of the certification received from the CBFC to be an Assamese movie, the jury of the awards deprived the movie and the Assamese film industry a nominee for the national awards. The bench also directed the National Film Development Corp (NFDC) and the producer of the film to implead as a party in the case.
26 Jul 2016 - 12:19pm | AT News
Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has tabled a Rs 2880.91 crore deficit budget for 2016-17 in the assembly on Tuesday. In his budget speech, Sarma said that the BJP-led government would keep the promises.
7 Feb 2018 - 9:42am | AT News
Kokrajhar: Baksa Nwgwr ground falls silent. The Bodo Sahitya Sabha concluded its 57th annual conference in this historic place in Musolpur on Tuesday. The concluding day marked with a colourful procession along with many other programmes. In his address Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the literary bodies should concentrate on literary activities to the state get a congenial atmosphere. “We must keep alive strength of peaceful and unity among all sections of communities in the state”, said the Chief Minister.
Addressing the open session BTAD chef Hagrama Mohilary said, “the Writers must have attractive literary activities', he appealed.
'Nobody should hesitate to learn languages of the communities. We can learn a language to strengthen integrity”, Mohilary said.
“BTC administration has been putting strong interest to meet language development for all communities and BTC administration has been kept special budget to meet healthy growth,Mohilary said. Prof Bhabesh Chandra Goswami, vice chancellor of Cotton University graced as chief guest with Toren Boro, president of the Bodo sahitya sabha in the chair.
A multi cultural rally was organized on the concluding day of the conference where different cultural troupes, apart from Bodo, Assamese, Nepali, Adivashi, Rabha, Garo etc participated which was flagged off by BTC executive member Maheswar Basumatary and chairman of the reception committee of the conference Ansumwi Khunggur Boro.
Ganbold Gonchig, Mongolian Ambassador to India,Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary,MLAs Thameswar Basumatary, Moneswar Brahma, Emanuel Moshahary, Dr Kameswar Brahma, ex president of Bodo Sahitya Sabha,BTC deputy chief Kampa Borgoyary were prominent among those who attended the session.