First phase election training held for 65 Kalaigaon LAC
The District Election Office,Darrang organised the first phase training session for the designated presiding officers and first polling officers of 65 Kalaigaon LAC at Kalaigaon HS School on March 23. Altogather 52 numbers of presiding and 465 numbers of first polling officers have been given poll training and guidance for the conduct of the ensuing assembly election to be held on April 11.The election training were conducted by 20 numbers of Master Training Officers.Dina Mani Das, magistrate incharge of Kalaigaon constituency supervised the entire training session which was also attended by PK Bhagawati,ADC,Darrang cum training incharge of the district.
It needs to be mentioned that there are 167 polling stations in Kalaigaon LAC out of which 18 polling stations have been identified as sensitive and 4 as most sensitive polling station.It is further known that the defacement of wall writting has also been going on by a special defacement squad.The Postal Ballot Paper Cell of the EC has also organised a guidane counter during the election training.Manjita Baruah District Employment Officer,Darrang cum supervisor of the Postal Ballot Paper wing told media persons that ballot papers would be would be given to designated presiding and polling officers of 65 Kalaigaon LAC on or after March 28 only after the submission of Form 12.The presiding and polling officers will be able to cast their votes with the help of the ballot papers during the training session ,prior to the assembly election.The training session will be continued till April 4.She also requested designated election officials to collect voter;s serial numbers etc from the respective Circle office or panchayats or from gaonburahs concerned.
10 Dec 2012 - 4:45am | editor
Amid massive security arrangement the Assam Assembly begins its winter session on Monday. The five day long session begins with a stormy in view of a number of issues. On Monday, the list of supplementary demands and appropriation for 2012-2013 will be presented before the Assembly. Besides, on December 12, the introduction, consideration and passage of the Assam Appropriation Bill 2012 is slated. The government is likely to feel the heat of controversy surrounding Enamul Haque, murder and mayhem in BTAD areas, land deal with Bangladesh and price rise.
6 Jan 2013 - 11:09pm | Rini Kakati
Dr. Raktim Ranjan Saikia - is a convener of proposed "Asamiya Jatiya Itihas". This is to compile a compete chronicle of Assam from Ancient to modern times using all possible scientific means and ways. He has done his M.Sc and Ph.D from Gauhati University and have published several research paper in different international science journals. He has started his professional career as an Engineering Geologist, joined in petroleum sector for different oil companies. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Department Geology of JB College, Jorhat.
Asomiya Jatiya Prakash, the publishers of the encyclopedic dictionary, Asomiya Jatiya Abhidhan (Assamese National Dictionary) - he is an Information Technology adviser of "Asom Jatiya Abhidhan". He has also edited two Books "Bhaona Darpan" and "Sipa". Writes regular articles at "Prantik" & "Amar Asom".
During his study on languages of the North-East he came to know about the book 'Comparative Vocabularies' which is kept at The British Library. The lexicon was written by Francis Buchanan Hamilton (1762 to 1829), a British polymath of the 18th century. Hamilton came to India when it was under the East India Company. The book contains words in 10 languages, including English, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri, Garo, Rabha, Koch, Kachari, Panikoch and Mech.
Dr. Devabrata Sharma, chief editor of Asomiya Jatiya Abhidhan (Assamese National Dictionary) said that “The book will throw light on the languages of undivided Assam and the northeastern region as a whole and is expected to fill in many missing links in the study of the languages.”