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Vow against drugs in Kokrajhar

The International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking was organized at Basic Training Centre in Kokrajhar. Hundreds of activists from different parts of the district,government officials, NGOs, senior citizens participated on the occasion.

The day was organized by district administration, Kokrajhar on Monday which has highlighted various issues on drug abuse and illicit trafficking incident that has been happening among human society in the region.Speakers and resource persons from different corners like NGO, law, health sector,social welfare department, senior government officials were participated on the occsaion. Bhaskar Das, Kokrajhar additional DC, Dr BC Medhi, senior health and medical officer from Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital,Kwrwmdao Wary, legal expert, Bishnu Narzary, KMB chairman were graced as speakers on the occasion.

Das said that the day has been observed by district administration to create awareness and social uplift among human society in the district. He said that some time human society is facing undesirable situation due to lack of information about drug abuse and illicit trafficking in the region.He has expressed his hopeful that this awareness programme will be benefitted for the society.

 

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Pathetic road condition in Namrup

8 Aug 2017 - 7:29pm | Akshaya Pranab Kalita

A brief journey on the Namrup-Sonari road turns no less a nightmare these days suggesting a apathy of the authority for years.

The vital road that touches the Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Cooperation Limited, Assam Petrochemicals Limited and Namrup Thermal  Power Plant assumes huge importance for many people in the industrial zone in upper Assam.

Moreover, a huge portion of the road is a safe route for many tourists from the country and abroad who have been finding it quite difficult to enjoy the journey.

The pathetic plight has, of late, forced these guests to prefer the Namrup-Naharkatia Road to avoid the sufferings.

The local residents here have been in touch with the authorities. But the things have remained unchanged. They hope the local MLA and Namrup authority would look into it.

Felicitation programme

11 Jun 2018 - 9:48pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Kokrajhar: Seven students who came out with flying colours in the last Higher Secondary High School Leaving Certificate examinations from Kanthalguri village in Kokrajhar were felicitated by the Kanthalguri Village Committee here on Sunday. Each student was felicitated with traditional Aronai and gift items in a programme held at Udangshri Club. 

Nayan Mushahary was the chief guest of the felicitation programme chaired by Motilal Mushahary. 

 

DRDA non cooperation

22 Jul 2015 - 2:13pm | Hantigiri Narzary

The functionings in Kokrajhar DRDA office came to a standstill on Wednesday when the employees staged dharna raising a set of demands.
At around 10 in the morning all employees thronged in front of the office and started staging dharna demanding steps to bring them under Panchayat & Rural development department with pensionary benefits.
They further demanded immediate release of monthly salary with arrears. The non cooperation will continue for the next seven days if the authorities fail give in.
Talking to Assam Times the employees called it a government conspiracy to deprive them of the due benefits.
They alleged that they have not received monthly salary.