Lakhimpur : There has been incessant rainfall in North Lakhimpur over the last few days. The heavy downpour has resulted in almost knee deep water in the main areas of the town. Residents of KB road while speaking to Assam times said that this is the highest rainfall over the last few years. Residents stayed indoors looking at the wonderful greenery and the raindrops falling, something which is so characteristic of Assam.
The overall weather in Assam is cloudy with mild rainfall. Residents of Jorhat are still using light woollens and blankets at night.
The All Bodo Women Welfare Federation (ABWWF) organised a protest rally in Kokrajhar and demanded high level inquiry into killing of Priya Basumatary by NDFB(S) suspecting informer to the government on Wednesday last in Chirang district.
Despite heavy shower, hundreds of women activists from federation and BPFwomen wing participated the rally,which started from KDSA ground right from 11.30 am with banner,festoone,pla-cards and shouted slogans like down with NDFB(S),stop killingwomen,we want free from miliatncy activity,which was proceeded to DC bunglow via RNB road in Kokrajhar town where the federation was to be submited a memorndum to Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi through DC,but DC Nitin Khade did not response and arrive lately in front of his residence bunglow and later the rally again moved to DC office where also DC instructed ADC,PK Bhagawati to recieve memorandum.
The rally expressing displeasure on DC shouted slogans like DC Khade go back,Khade corrupted officer,IAS officer go back,we don’t submit our memorandum to ADC and later left the DC office without submitting memorandum to the DC and decided to submit directly to Chief Minister.
The memorandum also demanded exemplary punishment to the involved criminals,stop atrocities on innocent publics in the anme of nabbing extremist,hold political dialogue with NDFB(S) to meet permanent sloution, and compensate Rs ten lakhs to the keen of Priya Basumatary.
Pramila Rani Brahma,MLA strongly condemned killing of Priya said atht it was an act of inhuman from militant outfit.She has demanded strong punishment and inquire into killing.
Mithinga Basumatary, president of ABWWF said that giving capital punishment to Priya Basumatary was very concern and human society never compromise with it. She condemned it and demanded stern action against involved cadres from government.
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that his government has kept the doors open for peace talks with ULFA. But in the same breath, he said that there has to be peace. Talking to reporters in Kolkata on Sunday, he said that there was a ceasefire with ULFA's pro-talk faction and the process is on. He was in Kolkata at attend the prize distribution ceremony of the annual flower show at the Agri Horticultural Society of India.
The Kerala Blasters FC down the North East United FC 3-1 goals after a thrilling 96 minutes match in the ISL Season II match in Kochi on Tuesday.
Nicholas Velaz opened the account for the highlanders posting the maiden goal in 82 minute after the Kerala Blasters posted 3 back to back goals. All these goals were struck on the second half at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the evening. It was only because of Velaz who forced the opponent Kerala Blasters FC to stop the goals. Before that
Josu Vineeth opened the account in 49 minute with a beautiful strike. This was followed by Rafi in 68 minute while the third one goal came from Sanchez Watt who made it in 72 minute. The North East United FC now are preparing to take on FC Pune City on Friday at Pune.