Assam accounts for 11 per cent of cases of offences against the state, the second highest in the country. The National Crime Record Bureau data suggests that Assam stands next to Kerala with 72 cases of offences against the State in 2014.
According to NCRB data, these cases, mostly, pertained either to waging or attempting to wage war or abetting waging of waragainst the government (Section 121), conspiracy to commit offences punishable under Section 121 (Section 121 A), collecting arms with intention of waging waragainst the government (Section 122), concealing with intent to facilitate design to wage war (Section 123) or sedition.
Meghalaya has recorded 32 such cases. Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Sikkim did not record a single offence against the State in 2014.
”Durgat Kalyan Nyas”,a Kalaigaon based NGO distributed study materials and financial assistance to five very poor students, who had shown excellence in the recent HSLC and HSSLC examinations 2009.A formal ceremony was arranged on the occasion at the premise of the office of the Circle Officer, Kalaigaon on July 25 at 3pm which was presided over by DN Hazarika,Circle Officer, Kalaigaon and Harisinga Revenue Circle.Social worker and secretary of the “Nyas “,Lohit Chandra Nath highlighted the activities of the “Nyas” since 2007. He said that the “Nyas” was formed on May 7 2007 to provide assistance to poor and needy people particularly the students. According to him members of the organization headed by DN Hazarika distributed study materials to nearly 800 student victims of the recent ethnic violence, that had taken serious turn in Darrang and Udalguri district. Noted “Ban Geet” scholar and singer Arabinda Pathak of Guwahati in his speech as the guest of honour thanked the organizers for such a great mission of charity.
The five recipients of the assistance were -Sabita Kalita of Barangabari village; Rameswar Deka of Naharbari village;Himjyoti Tamuli of Udmari village;Rehana Begum of Dakhin Bokrajhar village and Pompi Debnath of Tangla.It needs mention that all the five students had passed their respective board examinations /09 in first division with letter marks in various subjects.The parents of all the students were too poor to support their wards continuing their studies. Tears of gratitude seemed roll down from the eyes of the students as they had spoken a few words in turn. But all of them expressed their determination to show better results in future.Dandi Rava,MCLA,BTAD;HB Deka,Asstt.Branch Manager,U.CO. bank, Kalaigaon; social worker Kami Ram Saharia also spoke a few words on the occasion.The meeting was also attended by Jiban Saharia,principal, Kabirali HSS; social worker Mahendra Saikia and Imran Hussain,president,Kalaigaon Press Club.Kamal Prasad Sarma,Mouzadar,Kalaigaon offered vote of thanks at the end.
The All BTC Minority Students Union(ABMSU) has withdrawn the 12-hour BTAD bandh slated for Wednesday. It was called demanding steps to address the demands and issues apart from nabbing the culprits involved in the killing of Lafikul Islam Ahmed.
In a major breakthrough Tangla police nabbed one NDFB(R) cadre named Amne Boro alias B.Onthai (28) S/O Dhandal Boro a resident of Anadhuwa area under Panery PS. Reportedly he is suspected to be involved in the killing of a NDFB(R) cadre in Kawlibhaga area under Tangla PS on May 10 last. However it was not clear due to lack of information whether the cadre was of surrendered or active faction of the group. Reportedly he was nabbed by a team of Tangla police from ongoing Deul mela at Balipara.
Assam: The Accord, The Discord – Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty