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PM, Sonia on stock-taking visit

Amid tight security, prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are on a stock-taking visit to Kokrajhar on Saturday. During the 4-hour long visit, the duo would take stock of the situation. They are also scheduled to visit to relief camps in Kokrajhar. At 12.30 noon they would review the situation with chief minister Tarun Gogoi, governor JB Patnike along with army, police and civil heavyweights in Barjhar. Dr Singh is expected to announce a special package for the victims before wrapping up the visit.Earlier, they landed at the LGB international airport at 10.30 am to be received by chief minister and governor and straightly left for Kokrajhar by a helicopter.

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