World Population Day observed
Under the aegis of Orang Primary Health Centre and Udalguri Health Committee assisted by BPF district minority cell World Population Day was observed in Aminpara School at Rowta of Udalguri with a day long programme on Tuesday. The programme which was presided by headmaster Azizul Haque was attended as chief guest by Majbat legilator Charan Boro .The programme was anchored by Orang PHC BPM Pankaj Sabhapandit while Dr. Bipin Rabha retired joint director of health ,Udalguri threw light on aspects of family planning . He spoke on length on permanent and temporary contraceptive methods.
While Dr. Shyam Prasad Rajmedhi Sub-divisional Medical and Health officer cleared rumours prevailing specially on minority dominated areas regarding vaccines of infertility.
Mazbat Legislator Charan Boro highlighted on the dangers of population explosion and thanked Jakir Hussain Chowdhury Secretary of BPF's minority cell for organising such event in a minority dominated area like Rowta.The ASHA workers of Orang PHC also enacted a street play on the ocassion
on the theme of population explosion. Devotional songs viz. Jikir and Jari were also sung on the ocassion.Jakir Hussain Chowdhury highlighted the demirits of child marriage on the ocassion.The programme was also attended by many senior cutizens,noted persons of the district.
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GUWAHATI: The Guwahati police have arrested nine Assam Engineering College students on Wednesday hours after they vandalized a wedding ceremony bereft of any reason triggering anger in the entire capital city where the role of the principal has come in for sharp criticism.
Acting on a complaint lodged by a family who threw the wedding ceremony in Jalukbari on Tuesday midnight, police have picked up Gautam Moyan, Diganta Nath, Harshajit Sharma, Subram Prakash Kalita and Manash Baishya, Mrinmoy Chakraborty, Hirak Jyoti Nath, Shivam Karmakar, Manash Pratim Sharma charging them with vandalizing the ceremony.
Investigators told www.assamtimes.org that these students were interrogated and strict actions would be initiated if they were proved guilty.“Interrogation is going on. Right now we cant jump into a conclusion. But if they are found guilty nobody would be spared,” said an investigating officer in Jalukbari police station.
According to the complaint, dozens of AEC students suddenly stormed into the reception ceremony at night and assaulted many guests and vandalized the decorated venue bereft of any reason.
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The diabolic tentacles in Dadri have forced yet another litterateur to return the coveted award. She is none other than Niropama Borgohain who is all set to return the Sahitya Akademy award she received in 1996 for her novel Abhijatri.
She took the decision hours after Homen Borgohain confirmed the return of the award joining the award winning authors’ chorus against the incident in Dadri where prime minister Narendra Modi maintains stoic silence.
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The Union Budget to be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday by finance minister Arun Jaitley is expected to give the people of Dibrugarh a fresh ray of hopes.
Kamini Gogoi, a retired school teacher in the Paltanbazar area in Dibrugarh told Assam Times that the budget would fetch something exceptionally good for the people.
“The NDA government at the Centre must keep in mind the favour the people of Assam did in the assembly polls. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal hails from this district definitely the government must encourage us,” said Gogoi.
Bobbeta Saikia, a housewife in Naliapool pins hopes on the measures to rein in the soaring price level. “I want special measures urgently to control the prices. It would he a huge success for the Modi government which is possible,” she said.
A local businessman in Boiragimoth said,” If Modi can demonetise to put the corrupt people in peril why should he keep mum in action against the blackmarketeers and hoarders? The budget must have measures to curb the menace which have been putting the common people in no less trouble.”
“Let him firstly reduce the price of LPG, kerosene and patrol. Let him propose something special for the farmers. Then we would see Modi and his government,” said Ataur Rahman from Assam Medical College Hospital premises.
Dr Johnson Bey, a medical student in Assam Medical College Hospital said,” the NDA government at the Centre should enhance the list if the live saving medicines to give the patients some relief. During the last couple if years, there has been steep rise the prices of medicines which is beyond the reach of the common people.”