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Assam agitation back with bang!

A group of AGP ideologues are on a day long dharna in New Delhi on Friday demanding an immediate halt in the move to shelter the non Muslim Bangladeshi and Pakistani intruders.

Led by AGP leader and former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, around 50 people started staging sit in at the Jantar Mantar at 10 in the morning shouting slogans against the NDA government’s recent notification.

Talking to reporters, the protesters unanimously said that they won’t allow the Centre to impose Bangladeshi and Pakistani immigrants iin Assam. “We won’t allow it. We will intensify a nationwide strike if the Narendra Modi government refuses to restrain,” said a protestor.

Former Chief Minister PK Mahanta said,”we must ensure that the Assam Accord is implemented in letter and spirit. We won’t bear any extra burden of Bangladeshi refugees. Assam has suffered a lot. Is it not an abode for rehabilitation of immigrants.”

Mahanta and his team has already met President Pranab Mukherjee and vice president Hamid Ansari asking for their intervention during the last two days.   

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BPF declares candidates

12 Dec 2015 - 8:10pm | Hantigiri Narzary

BPF has declared names of 14 nominations including three new face to contest in the ensuing Assam Assembly election scheduled early by next year at a central working committee (CWC) meeting of the party at Barama in Baksa district on Saturday. 

BPF supremo Hagrama Mohilary, who is also BTC chief declared the names of  nominations which included Majendra Narzary (Gossaigaon), Banendra Kumar Mushahary (Gauripur), Pramila Rani Brahma (Kokrajhar east), Chandan Brahma (Sidli), Kamalsing Narzary (Bijni), Emanuel Mushahary (Tamulpur), Maneswar Brahma (Barama), Thaneswar Basumatary (Chapaguri), Kamali Basumatary (Paneri), Rihan Daimary (Udalguri), Charan Boro (Mazbat), Mrinal Deka (Rangia), Moheswar Boro (Kalaigaon) and Pradip Debnath (Sorbhag).

Mohilary said that his party has geared up and prepared all kinds of strategies to contest the ensuing election . The party in its first list included three new faces from Mazbat, Sorbhag, Rangia. He has expressed his confidence of winning large number of seats in the state

'The remaining seats to be contested from the party all over tgd stste would be announced shortly after sitting party executive meeting', Mohilary added. 

 

Chandigarh unit ABSU formed

18 Nov 2015 - 10:37am | Hantigiri Narzary

In a expansion of wide area across the country, the Chandigarh unit committee of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) was formed on Tuesday in the presence of Promod Boro, president ABSU (central committee) and Saranjay Brahma, adviser Delhi unit ABSU at a meeting held in Chandigarh city where Bodo students participated from various colleges and universities that are taking higher education.There are more than 300 Bodo students are studying around Chandigarh city on various streams for their higher careers. 

The Channdigarh unit ABSU was formed with Ringu Basumatary( Udalguri) as president,  Nimrod Mochahary (Chirang) and Babul Basumatary (Karbi Anglong) as vice presidents;  Arjun Basumatary(Udalguri) as general secretary, Pinual Daimary (Udalguri), Raju Basumatary (Baksa), Dhanjitha (Chirang), Aron Daimary (Udalguri)  and Julee swargiary (Baksa) are assistant general secretaries.  Public Relation Secretaries are Jashmita Basumatary (Udalguri) Udaisho Ramchiary(Baksa), Swmkhwr Boro (Udalguri),Bibilion Swmpramary ( Donitpur), Pungkha Narzary (Chirang) and  Princy Basumatary ( Baksa) are selected for speaker and deputy speaker.  Swghwmshar Basumatary ( Udalguri) and Rwisumwi Basumatary (Udalguri) are cultural secretary and assistant cultural secretary, Bhumswrang Basumatary (Udalguri) and Bodosha Basumatay ( Chirang) are literary secretary and assistant literary secretary,  Karna Basumatary (Baksa) and Anuk Basumatary ( Baksa) as sports secretary and assistant sports secretary, Lakhiram Basumatary ( Golaghat) as debating secretary, Gwmdhwn Basumatary ( Udalguri) as treasurer, Hari Goyari (Lakhimpur) and Josodha Brahma (Kokrajhar) as education secretary and assistant education secretary while Saranjoy Brahma ( Delhi) and Josuah Narzary were hold advisers. 

The newly formed Chandigarh unit ABSU members took oath of office and secrecy towards works of social uplifting. 

Padmashree to 3 in Assam

26 Jan 2008 - 3:39am | editor
Dance guru Jatin Goswami and litterateurs Surya Hazarika and Shilla Pathak of Asom have been named for Padmashree awards.