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Rs 826 cr fund to woo voters

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is gearing up for the assembly polls early next year.
His government is preparing to dole out a huge Rs. 862 crore fund to distributed among the flood-hit people likely from November-end.

Addressing a press conference in Dispur on Saturday, Gogoi said the huge amount would percolate benefit for 76.41 lakh people.
“With this amount will help people repair the damaged houses apart from distributing yarn for weavers, seeds to farmers, blankets to poor people and pensions to senior citizens.

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