Pathetic road condition in Namrup
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.
7 Jul 2010 - 2:31pm | editor
The Assam government will set up a state vigilance commission to deal with the corruption cases. The decision to set up this panel in the line of the Central Vigilance Commission was taken at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday evening. The cabinet meeting further approved a cooperative varsity in Sivasagar district of Assam.
5 Dec 2017 - 1:38am | AT News
GUWAHATI:The change in the colour and quality of the Brahmaputra water is attributed to an earthquake that rocked Tibet where the mighty river originates before owing across Arunachal Pradesh and Assam before ending in the Bay of Bengal through Bangladesh.
Experts maintain that the earthquake of moderate intensity might have blocked a huge passage with mud and soil which the river water is sweeping away during the last couple of days.
Water samples are being collected in different locations across the state to be sent to the laboratories for further confirmation.
But the authority has suggested the people not to use the river water which might strike health hazards.
For the third consecutive days the fisherman in Jonai, Tezpur, Guwahati, Goalpara and Dhubri have stopping fishing on the river. But the water colour and quality have refused to improve.
2 Mar 2017 - 10:51pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) demanded tripartite talk at political level before parliament session to solve long standing demand of separate Bodoland state with immediate effect.
The students union observed 30th Bodoland Demand Day on Thursday at different places across the state to mark the mass revolution day which was started on 2nd March in 1987 seeking separate Bodoland state.
The 2nd March from 1987 has been a remarkable and historic for the Bodos. On this day the then president of the ABSU Upendra Nath Brahma had launched the democratic mass movement demanding separate state Bodoland from Sonkosh to Sadiya the northern bank of Brahmaputra. However, the demand is not yet resolved and the mass democratic movement is going on continuously. It has been 30 years the Bodoland demand is ignored by the Government of India. Such a long pending issue which was earlier launched in 1967 demanding statehood by name Udayachal and totally it is now 50 Years has been elapsed,the ABSU said.
The ABSU and its movement groups-NDFB(P), PJACBM jointly submitted memorandum to Prime Minister of India seeking early solution of Bodoland issue through political dialogue to gain good governance in the region. The demands included, holding tripartite talk at political level before Parliament session, policy decision on creation of Bodoland state with immediate effect, ensure political right to the Bodos living outside the proposed Bodoland area and invite all the revolutionary Bodo organizations for joint talk on the Bodoland issue.
The joint movement group declares the series of movement programme which include indefinite mass hunger strike from March 10, National Highway and railway blockade for 24 hours in last week of March, Jail Bharo in April next, non cooperation with the state government on May and other series of movement programme will continue unless the government resolves the Bodoland issue within a stipulated time frame,the ABSU said.