A massive security is in place in and around Guwahati in view of VVIP visit to the premier north eastern city of on Tuesday. ISL chairperson Nita Ambani is scheduled to land the city at around 3 in the afternoon to attend the ISL match where NorthEast United FC are taking on Chennaiyin FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Sarusajai.
She would be accompanied by many dignitaries. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, a few of his cabinet colleagues are also likely to attend the match. All vehicles are being scrutinized on the road from Borjhar airport to Khanapara in view of the high profile visit to the city.
KOKRAJHAR,SEP 21: "United People's Party Liberal (UPPL) is fully prepared to contest the upcoming BTC general council election to be held next year.
There is no word of unification with ruling BPF", said UPPL president Urkhao Gwra Brahma. Brahma said this at a special convention of the Kokrajhar district unit of the party at Dotma UPPL party office in Kokrajhar on Saturday.
A minority cell of the UPPL party of the Kokrajhar district unit was formed with Jahirul Islam as president and Manser Ali Sheikh as secretary along with 45 executive members of the party.
The session was chaired by president of the Kokrajhar district unit of UPPL Vidhyadhar Brahma Choudhury. Hundreds of party workers and well wishers from different block committees participated in the convention.
For the third consecutive days,the functionings in the Assam assembly remained paralyzed on Thursday. Despite repeated request from Speaker Tanka Bahadur Rai,the opposition AGP and BJP legislators didnot allowed the House to function demanding action against the ministers allegedly involved the Dima Hasao scam. The opposition further demanded CBI probe into the scams in all the departments of the hills district. Speaker Rai had no option but to adjoured the House.