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AGP election meet at Golaghat

Asom Gana Parasad (AGP) President, Chandra Mohon Patawari, Leader of Opposition Party, Praffula Kr Mahanta addressed a party meeting for AGP candidate of 95 Golaghat LAC, Amiyo Kumar Bora at Pulibagan, Golaghat on March 29.

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Golaghat: Upper Assam Commissioner Julie Sonowal visited Golaghat on Thursday to investigate the the liquor tragedy which claimed more than 200 people in Golaghat and Jorhat districts. The public hearing was held at Golaghat’s Circuit House since 10 in the morning and continued till 3 in the afternoon. Different organizations, victim’s families visited the commissioner to register their statement. A second public hearing will be held at Golaghat again soon to record more complaints on the liquor tragedy.
The toll in the Salmira Tea Estate tragedy in Golaghat district has gone up to 25 with the reports of more deaths after consuming illicit tragedy on Thursday even as the opposition Congress has sharpened attack on the excise minister Parimal Sukhlavaidya alleging  lack of attention. The deceased include 16 women who consumed spurious liquor at a household to be sold in the afternoon.  An worried Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked excise minister and local MLA Mrinal Saikia to go to the spot where local residents blamed the administration for failing to act upon these trade. Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi has demanded resignation of excise minister alleging his failure and...
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 Minister for Agriculture, Veterinary, etc., Shri Atul Bora distributed financial assistance among small tea growers of 19 Self Help Groups (SHGs ) of the district under the Assam Tea Cess Utilization Policy (Amendment) 2015 in a meeting held at the Conference Hall of Circuit House in Golaghat. Khumtai MLA, Mrinal Saikia also distributed cheques among the beneficiaries at the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Gaurav Bothra where the incentives were distributed for the procurement of agricultural inputs and for procurement of tea leaf carrying vehicles up to a maximum of Rs 3.50 lakh per group. Speaking on the occasion, Bora said there was the need to increase...