Agartala: Gandhism is catching and fast. This time it is the turn of surrendered militants of National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT-BM) to follow the Gandhism path alleging that the State Government has still not fulfilled their demands. Mantu Koloi alongwith 72 armed cadres had surrendered before security forces in May, 2004 following an agreement with the State Government. But Koloi says that till date the State Government has not taken any steps towards the fulfilment of promises which were made at the time of their surrender.
The former rebel leader said that as such they have been compelled to organize a semi-nude march towards the Governor House on July 25 to apprise Governor DN Sahaya about the non-fulfilment of the promises. The march would commence at 11 AM from the famous Mahatma Gandhi statue at Agartala.
It is also learnt that the State Government has stopped ration money to all the surrendered militants as well.
Three persons died when a speeding train rammed into a tempo in which they were traveling in the outskirt of Guwahati on Friday.
The accident took place in Chaygaon in Boko early in the wee hours where the Chilarai Expressed rammed into a tempo when it reached the Bamunigaon Nadiyapara. Three persons died on the spot while another was seriously injured. The deceased has been identified as Safiqul Hauque, Robin Rabha and Hantiram Boro.
Amid an escalating political temperature Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma held a secret meeting with top AGP leaders in Guwahati on Monday.
Convened at the residence of a Gauhati University teacher at Hatigarh area at night, the meeting was believed to have discussed the floating of a new party of dissident Congressleaders to be backed by the AGP.
AGP president Atul Bora along with Ramendra Narayan Kalita and Keshab Mahanta attended the meeting with Dr Sarma who was believed to have been preparing to quit Congress.
TANGLA: In a bid to equip teachers to guide students better for the Children Science Congress a day long Guide Teachers’ training programme was held at Maharishi Vidya Mandir,Tangla on Friday.Nearly 60 teachers participated in the workshop to get trained in guiding students on science projects.The session was organised by the Udalguri district, National Children's Science Congress(NCSC). District academic co-ordinator, NCSC, Deepa Sarma provided insights into the programme and how it equips teachers with the necessary skill and scientific aptitude to help students execute their science projects. Distr. Co-ordinator NCSCUdalguri,Gajendra Baruah; Vice-President District Organizing Committee, NCSC, Jhumar Bahadur Chetry; District academic chairman, Sanjib Sarma also spoke on the ocasion. The focal theme for NCSC 2018 is ‘Science, Technology and Innovation for a Clean, Green and Healthy nation.' Three ex-child scientists Nina Mahalia,Ishan Barua and Jugal Deka were also feted on the ocassion. Earlier the event was inaugurated by Deputy Inspector of schools, Bhergaon,Bwihithi Boro .