The opposition AGP and BJP leaders are holding a brainstorming meet to arrive at a consensus candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls slated for March 26. Both the parties are not ready to let each other to field their candidates.
Security forces apprehended two-bike thieves and recovered three stolen bikes from Gossaigaon on Sunday in Kokrajhar district.They were identified as Tenjit Basumatary and Pungja Basumatary of Lakrabari village under Gossaigaon PS.
The Sadou Asom Goria Maria Deshi Jatiya Parishad demanded a satellite Autonomous Council to make tge community development and unity in the state.
The parishad on Sunday organized an awareness meeting at Baruapara LP school ground in Kokrajhar with Sheik Selim Patgiri, president of the Kokrajhar district committee in the chair. The meeting thoroughly discussed on the various issues and aspects of the community which included keep alive of community identity and safe of rights.
Patgiri, in his speech said that the Goria Maria community in the state is the indigenouscommunity with their own identity and tradition that has been giving status among society. He has urged the the community should be included into NRC update without any hesitation with Goria Maria identify, include the community into population census, giving of 5% reservation seating Bodoland University, CIT, Bineswar Brahma Engineering College to the student and peoples of the community, besides appointing a member fro the community.
Patgiri has also demanded satellite Autonomous Council in the state to make community well developed and integrated.
' The community should be given good facilities in all fronts of the society that is why creation of satellite autonomous council is required immediately in the state', Patgiri added.
Matinur Rahman, secretary of the parishad, members were present.
Anu Chutia won won a Gold Medal in Women’s Junior Team Sprint event at the Track Asia Cup 2015- Cycling Championship at New Delhi belid held on November 18-20. She won another Silver Medal in Women Junior 500 meter, Time Trial event. She is from Titabor, Jorhat.