The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chhatra Parishad (AJYCP) hit the streets with a 5-hour statewide demonstration demanding measures to check price hike by the government.
AJYCPleaders and activists in large numbers thronged the district headquarters in the morning where they staged the demo. With banners and playcards the AJYCP activists threaten to intensify agitation unless and until steps are taken to bring down the pricelevel.
Talking to Assam Times, the organization’s president Biraj Talukdar said, “the price of essential commodities has gone up, up and up making it difficult for the common people to survive. But the new government is least bothered. Till the other day we hoped a lot from the new government. But only to be disappointed.”
Yet another earthquake jolted Assam and its neighbouring states on Sunday triggering panic among the people. The mild tremor shook the state at 8-32 in the evening in Guwahati where people tried to come out of their houses fearing huge damage. But the tremor lasted only for a few seconds.
The DY365 eleven has won the 3rd TG Baruah Memorial Media T20 Cricket Tournament 2016. They beat Janasadharan-Assam Talks team in the final match played on Tuesday at Judges Field of the city.
Winning the toss the DY365 captain Dhiraj Hazarika decided to bat first and his team after utilizing all 20 overs scored 124 runs. Diganta Deka (25) and Ankur Barthakur (18) contributed for DY365, where as Lakhyajit Gogoi captured two wickets.
In reply, Janasadharan-Assam Talks could score only 92 losing all wickets in 16.1 overs. Anupam Hazarika (33), Prasanta P. Dutta (11), where as Ankur Barthakur took three, Binay Kalita two and Rabin Das captured two wickets. Ankur Barthakur was awarded with the man of the match trophy.
All together 16 teams representing various media houses of Assam had participated in the tournament. Kamrup (Metro) Deputy Commissioner M. Angamathu, DTO Gautam Das, cultural personality Gopal Jalan and many senior journalists including Assam Talks editor Atanu Bhuyan, DY365 managing editor Pranay Bordoloi, independent journalist Nava Thakuria etc enjoyed the final match.