The All Assam Students Union (AASU) has withdrawn from the economic blockade of Nagaland that they had taken up jointly with the AJYCP, the All Adivasi Students Union and the Gorkha Association.AASU Adviser Dr Sammujal Bhattacharya and President Sankar Prasad Rai have communicated at a press conference that they have decided to withdraw from the blockade based on humanitarian ground as this was affecting the common people of Nagaland. It is learnt that the North East Students Union (NSO) and the Naga Students Federation (NSF) had also requested AASU to withdraw from the strikeMeanwhile the other organisations are continuing with the strike and have intimated that they are unclear on what is the basis of the stand taken by AASU. AJYCP sources said that they would be intensifying the strikes
The Assamese community in Kuwait celebrated Janmastami on September 11, at Chinmoy Dutta's house. The celebration was started with "Naam Prasang" which was performed by the Assamese ladies led by Bharati Sharma. It was followed by distribution of mah-prasad, payas, tea and snacks and dinner which consisted of paratha-sabzi. Everyone contributed in one way or the other.It was indeed very satisfying to be able to keep up and follow our tradition and culture in a distant land.
Continious eroson of the Dikhow river threatens lives and property of several villages of Nazira sub division. Luthuri Gaon, Upper Nazira, Sundorpukhuri, Komar Gaon ete. are worst affeted due to erosion.
The local residents of Fakiragram staged demonstration on Sunday focusing bad roads and bridges. They further warned the authority of refraining from exercising their franchise in the next assembly polls.