Skip to content Skip to navigation

ULFA(I) diktat defied; tricolor fluttering

Defying ULFA diktat, national flag kept fluttering in the sky of Assam as the state along with other parts of the country celebrated the 70th Independence Day on Monday.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal hoisted the flag in the central function at the Khanapara Veterinary Playground and took salute of the march past by army, police, para military forces and scouts and guides.

In his address, the Chief Minister stressed peace which he said is the key to development. He said that his government has been trying to step up the pace of development and that his government is committed to implement the Assam Accord in letter in spirit.

His cabinet colleagues along with many legislators and bureaucrats unfurled the national flags in the district and sub divisional headquarters in the morning.

Barring a few stray incidents the red letter day is peaceful.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Random Stories

Body recovered

12 Jul 2015 - 7:15pm | Hantigiri Narzary
A body of Birdao Brahma (18) of Hatimata Ward number 8 was recovered Gaurang river this afternoon in Kokrajhar town today. Brahma along with his friends went to the river this morning and...

Journalist Jaiklong Brahma arrested

3 Sep 2014 - 9:03pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Jaiklong Brahma, a senior journalist in Kokrajhar, was arrested by police on Tuesday night in Kokrajhar for links with NDFB (Songbijit faction). Brahma, who is currently working as...

Rima Sarma (file photo)

Prag journo dies in mishap

27 Aug 2017 - 10:26am | AT News Guwahati
Electronic Media Forum Assam (EMFA) expresses shock at the sudden demise of Rima Sarma, a popular cultural news presenter of Prag News, following an accident on Saturday night at Bhangagarh locality...