Skip to content Skip to navigation

Journos for speedy development

Udalguri District Journalist Union (UDJU) submitted a memorandum to government India for immediate action regarding a few long pending public interest related issues.The memorandum was presented by senior journalist Jayanta Kumar Das,president and Dilip Baruah,secretary of Udalguri District Journalist Union to Shiv Pratap Sukla,MP,(RS) at Udalguri Circuit House on June 10 in presence of Sadhana Hojai,DC, Udalguri; Narayan Deka, MLA,Kartik Boro,president,Udalguri unit of BJP and other civil and police officials.The MP had been the chief guest at Udalguri during "Sabka Saath,Sabka Vikash Sammelan" representing government of India.The memorandum mentioned immediate need for completion of the dilapidated state of NH-15 (Extension from Rowta to Udalguri.The road was being constructed by Simplex India Ltd under NHA,which was part of the package containing six such road projects in NE.Only four such schemes under the package had completed and remaining two including NH-15 (extn) were not sanctioned thereby stopping construction activities.

The memorandum requests government to sanction the road under a new package from Rowa to Udalguri.The union also request government to declare Bhairabkunda, Udalguri and Samrang as Trade Centre for international promotion of commerce and tourism between India and Bhutan.Thirdly,the memorandum said that People of BTC had been deprived of constitutional fundamental rights by not able to exercise their voting right to select local Panchayat members,as Panchayatiraj system has not been implementing here in BTC but VCDC representatives are selected by ruling parties.

In the absence of Panchayat system,funds never reach village people, misappropriated by brokers or diverted to other departments.Journalist union urged government to introduce Panchayat system in BTC.Lastly,under Didayal Bidyutikaran Yojana and Rastriya Krishi Sichai yojana,people of Udalguri have been suffering as there is no office or officers in Udalguri and everything being controlled or supervised by neighboring Darrang district office from Mangaldai.Full time offices at Udalguri will serve the people better.UDJU requested government to establish separate offices at Udalguri.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Nupur murdered in Ghaziabad!

20 Oct 2014 - 7:52am | AT News
The recent death of Nupur Kashyap in Ghaziabad shrouds in mystery forcing his family member in Sonitpur district to suspect it a murder case.The post mortem report has some clear mention of some...

Budget session begins

30 Jan 2017 - 10:30am | AT News
The Assam assembly has begun its budget session on Monday with Governor Banwarilal Purhit’s address outlining the major thrust of the Sarbananda Sonowal government. Before that the House unanimously...

Meet to boost border bonhomie

15 Sep 2014 - 6:05am | AT News
In a bid to restore confidence among the people along the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat, the Assam government officials will hold a meeting between heads of all the affected villages from both...

No let up in dissidance drama

24 May 2014 - 8:01am | AT News
A soon to be convened Congress legislature party meet will deal with the deepening dissidance drama within the party.             According to sources, AICC is all set...

Other Contents by Author

A two day science exhibition has been organized at Tangla from October 23.The science exhibition is organized by Arunodoi Academy,Tangla on the occasion of three day 13th Foundation Day celebration of the school.Bhaben Deuri,Inspector of Schools,Udalguri district formally inaugurated the science cum arts exhibition at 10 am.Speaking on the occasion School Inspector Udalguri district thanked Arunodoi Academy for motivating school students for displaying talents in scientific activities. He expressed happiness to interact with the students participants who were displaying various innovative science models.Talking to students and teachers Deuri said that display of science models prepared by...
It was a rainy day on October 20.Some youths were seen picking up thrown away banana trees from each houses or roadsides in the pouring rain to be loaded in a tractor.People thought them to be from some government or tea garden agency doing cleanliness drive.No.They were mistaken.Actually it was the novice idea of a few youths of the locality,who thought it was right moment to combine social work and wildlife conservation at a time.In a very positive development,the youths living in and around Garuajhar village near India-Bhutan in Udalguri district have shown example good works by cleaning of several villages after Diwali celebration on October 20.Defying pouring rain,the youths collected...
A medical camp was specially organized at Ghagra in Udalguri district for specially able persons on October 20 for six villages of the locality.The camp was organized by Army camp Hattigar under the aegis of Red Horns Division.Commander of Red Horns Artillery Brigade, Hattigar inaugurated the camp.The Army medical wing along with Primary Health Centres attended to all the ailing persons numbering more than six hundred. Children woman and specially able persons were given free treatment and medicines.The camp also provided equipment like wheel chairs,crutches and spectacles along with medicines to specially able people beside free treatment and medicine to all who had attended the medical...
The members of Udalguri District Journalists’ Union (UDJU) bade farewell to Sadhana Hojai, the Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri district at her office here at Udalguri today in a simple function.The Deputy Commissioner was felicitated by the members with a phulam gamocha,a packet of books and a citation on the occasion.The team was led by R Sapkota,Adviser, Jayanta Kumar Das,President,Dilip Kumar Baruah,Secretary and Rajendra Chouhan,Office secretary respectively of the scribes’ organization.DC Hojai in her speech,expressed her gratitude to all the scribes of the district for their co operation during her four years term in the chair of deputy commissioner of the district.She appealed to the...
R. Chandra Nathan,ADGP of Assam Police Radio Organization (APRO), who was deputed as the EE for Kalaigaon HS School and Kalaigaon ME Madrasa School in Udalguri district on October 11 has been thanked by people for taking immediate steps to repair numbers of hibernating computer sets during the ‘Gunotsav’ only due to lack of computer trained persons.The computer sets were non functional for last five years.Heads of both the institutions also failed to make any satisfactory reply to the visiting ADGP of Assam Police.On the other hand,he was shocked to know no records of the quantity of computer sets received by the schools.On seeing the non functional condition of the computer sets ADGP R....
A two days workshop on advance technology based renewable energy was inaugurated at Arunodoi Junior College,Tangla on October 6.The advance technology based workshop was organized by Arunodoi Junior College and Arunodoi Acaademy,Tangla for school going students of Udalguri district in association with Utkranti NSSC,IIT,Kharagpur.One hundred and fifty numbers of students from various schools of the district participated in the science activities which will continue till October 7.The workshop was conducted by Rajib Ranjan, specialist on Renewable Energy and Embedded System and Avinash Bhat, specialist on Embedded System.The workshop was inaugurated by Napoleon Daimari,principal,Arunodoi...
The 63rd Wildlife Week was observed at Sahariapara village near Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary on October 4 with day long programme.The programme was organized by Dhansiri Forest Division, Udalguri at Swahid Adarsha ME school. An awareness meeting was held on the occasion at 11 am which was presided over by MK Sarma, DFO, Udalguri. Manohar Sitala teacher of the school in his introductory speech welcomed all before explaining the need for conservation of flora and fauna of the district. DFO Sarma in his presidential address spoke about conservation of biodiversity of Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary with special reference to world famous pygmy hog, leopard wild elephants, peacock and hornbil etc. He...
The setting up of rice mills in agricultural and residential plots of lands have caused serious air and noise pollution as well as health hazards at Kalaigaon. People of No.2 Kalaigaon in Udalguri district have expressed serious concern with DICC Udalguri for issuing rice mill permits to people establishing mills on government lands.People of the locality also submitted allegation to Udalguri DC against such recommendations of DICC, Udalguri officials last year in 2016. As per the reports submitted to DC Udalguri ,Revenue Circle Officer, Kalaigaon (Memo No. KLG /I/2015/209 Dated 18/11/2016) clearly stated that one Premlal Chouhan son of late Arjun Chouhan of No. 2 Kalaigaon had obtained...
Assam has seen a spurt in human-leopard conflicts since the 90s.In the last few years the conflict has taken a turn for the worse with a number of the species killed by mobs.Although a government guide that explores all means of reducing conflicts is in place,leopards continue to be exterminated following attacks each year. “A census of the leopard is needed to be undertaken in the state to ascertain its present status,” said Mohan Chandra Malakar,retired PCCF (Wildlife),state forest department and asked for strict guidelines on the issue.“Wildlife protection should not be solely the responsibility of the wildlife division of the department, the territorial division shares equal...
"Students of present day society could very well play vital role in molding their own families as well as the societies they live".This was observed by educationist Nabin Chandra Boro,Inspector of Schools,(Retd),Udalguri district at a students function at Kalaigaon on September 25 while he was addressing students, teachers and guardians on the occasion of freshman social celebration of Jnandeep Junior College,Kalaigaon. According to him,students now a days enjoy much privileges and facilities,like smart phones,laptops,bikes etc at hands which had not even been heard of by students in past days. Nabin Boro advised students to be careful in choosing own careers as well as...