At least 12 Congress legislators have been camping in New Delhi to revive the dissidence against Tarun Gogoi as chief minister.
They met AICC leader Ahmed Patel on Tuesday and demanded implementation of the Mallikarjun Kharge report at an earlier date. They are further trying to met AICC general secretary Dr CP Joshi to air their grievances. Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, who led to the capital himself was absent from the delegation.
The Goalpara district unit of All Rabha Students Union along with six other students organisation of the district have declared a series of agitation programme from June 7 in protest against the administration's failure of rescuing the two abducted teachers. The proposed agitation programme will include 24 hours Goalpara district bandh on June 7, protest rally at Agia on June 9, railway track blockade on June 14 and burning of effigies of Chief Minister, Education minister, Goalpara DC, Goalpara SP and Goalpara East MLA on June 16.
In a joint press release, the students organisations, which includes district units of ARSU, AASU, ABSU, AKRSU, AABYSF, HSU and AAGSU alleged that even after more than 20 days the district administration as well as government has completely failed in rescuing the headmaster Kameswar Rabha and ARSU activist Sarit Rabha, both of whom were abducted by suspected militant group from Dawagiri village under Agia police station on May 13. It may be noted here that on May 29 Goalpara Deputy Commissioner Pritam Saikia assured the agitators at Dudhnoi that the two abducted teacher would be rescued within seven days.
Additional Chief Secretary MGVK Bhanu visited Batadrava than on Monday. Bhanu inspected the sensitive lands of Santijan area of Batadrava which were recently made encroachment free by Nagaon district administration through a massive eviction drive. He also visited Akashi Ganga, Kirtan Ghar and took part in Biyoli Nam Prasang at the than. Bhanu also had meeting with the Batadrava than managing commitee regarding the development of than.
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday admitted his utter helplessness to efficiently deal with corruption from government department. Addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Saturday, Gogoi said that corruptions was very much in almost all departments.
“We need to check the system to stop corruption," Gogoi said adding that his government is stressing e-governance, RTI Act, decentralization of power and peoples empowerment to check corruption. Gogoi said that he supports any movement against corruption but not the one being undertaken by the IAC.
Assam: The Accord, The Discord – Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty