Silent rally at Jantar Mantar
The vigilant and concerned Assamese residents of Delhi belonging to all the ethnic groups, associations, student organizations currently residing in the National Capital Region of Delhi, have congregated at the historic 'Jantar Mantar' to mark their protest against the recent barbaric serial bomb blasts in Assam.
The serial bomb blasts on that black Thursday of 30th October, 08 rocked Assam, killing about 100 innocent people and injuring about another 400. This has shattered the confidence of common man on the ability of the state machinery to provide them the minimum security, and safety. The perpetrators have struck with impunity and at will.
The rallyists came from all walks of life and prayed in silence for two minutes for the bomb victims before starting the rally. The silent rally started from Kerala House on the Jantar Mantar Road and took a turn from Jai Singh Road police point to end again at Kerala House. Banners, placards did the speaking. About 500 people took part, despite being on a Sunday and also some very high profile events taking place in the vicinity.
Three memorandums were submitted each to the President of India, the Prime Minister and Home Minister registering protest on the recent serial blasts in Assam and to show solidarity with blast victims. The participating organizations were Assam Associations of Delhi, Gurgaon and Faridabad; North East Students of JNU, DU and other colleges; Assamese Students Association of Delhi, Delhi Bodo Association, Karbi Association, Shristi, Luitporia, Uruli and many individuals in their own capacity.
They condemned these terrorist attacks and urged vide this memorandum to fulfill the duties of the government and to initiate immediate necessary steps to prevent recurrence of such incidents in the state again and impressed upon to take necessary steps to compensate the families of all the demised persons with sufficient monetary help as well as with means of survival in the future. They also urged the Government to bear all the expenses for the treatment of the wounded and provide employment to all those who have become permanently disabled.
It was further urged to provide adequate protection to all the residents of Assam by inducing strict security and continued vigil all through out the state. Further it was demanded that to seal the border with Bangladesh immediately with proper barbered fences and initiate discussion with the Bangladesh Government to stop influx of Bangladeshis, activists of religious fundamentalist groups. People demanded initiate immediate dialogue with all insurgent / militant groups of the region to end the atmosphere of violence and uncertainty. Lastly the memorandum called for show of commitment and Implementation Assam Accord with sincerity.
23 Jul 2012 - 1:45am | editor
To promote the importance of life skills and how youth can cope up with different problems a life skills education programme was held from 2-17 July at Dispur. The programme was organised by Organisation for Leadership Development. Students of class x and IX from Kishalaya Vidyapith, took part in the programme. The modules followed is similar to the UNFPA model which coverers 10 Core Life Skills such as Self Awareness, Effective Communication Skill, empathy, interpersonal relationship, coping with stress, coping with emotions, problem solving, decision making.
The valedictory function of the life skills programme was held on 22nd July at Bhogeswari Phukanani Indoor Stadium, Dispur Mr. Samual, In charge of World Vision North East Region was the Chief Guest and Mr. Ranjan K Baruah of North East Youth Foundation was the special Guest in the programme. The programme was presided over by Shri Anjan Bordoloi, President of the Organisation for Leadership Development and the objective of the meeting was shared by Mrs. Neeru Basumatary, the Secretary of the Organisation. The function was attended by about 50 persons including parents, teachers and representatives from different NGOs. The students shared their experiences and performed cultural programme.
4 Nov 2017 - 10:24pm | AT New Delhi
The Assam government has announced a slew of steps to uplift the agriculture and horticulture sector. This was what Additional Chief Secretary and Agricultural Production Commissioner, KK Mittal said in New Delhi on Saturday. Attending the ongoing World Food India, Mittal said the upcoming horticultural entrepreneurs of Assam would get all sorts of schematic support for development of value chain for the benefit of farmers in the field of agriculture and horticulture .
He met several Agri-Horticulture entrepreneurs, who participated in the World Food India, 2017.
On the other hand, Prabin Hazarika, Director of Horticulture and Food Processing, Assam along with Mowsam Hazarika, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Khagendra Sarmah, SDAO ( Hort )and Bakul Saikia, Senior ADO and Nodal Officer, FPC has discussed with Joost A W van Dalen , Director International Marketing & Acquisition, Province Noord- Holland , Nederland regarding technology support in the field of horticulture in Assam, at World Food India Exhibition, New Delhi today (4.11.17). They also discussed regarding export possibilities of Agri-Horticulture produces of Assam to Dubai with Rakesh Kumar Gambhir, Country Director, Government of Dubai. During the both discussion, they agreed to render all sorts of relevant cooperation in the respective fields.
Naoaki Miyauchi and Kaishu Endo of Endoseian Co. Limited of Japan has expressed their interest to import organic molasses of Assam from Jirsong Agro Producer Company Limited, Diphu, Karbi Anglong, Assam at World Food India , 2017 held in New Delhi.
23 Sep 2015 - 8:48am | AT New Delhi
The Manipur tribal organizations functioning in New Delhi start mounting pressure on the Centre for an amicable solution to the issues confronting them for decades.
The Delhi-based Manipur Tribals’ Forum along with 5 delegates of Autonomous District Council Churachandpur from Manipur met President Pranab Mukherjee and Union tribal development minister Jual Oram on Tuesday demanding Centre’s intervention to bring political solution to the problems in Manipur.
They further submitted memorandum to the President and tribal affairs minister outlining the major concerns of the hill people and got assurance from the delegations that they would do the needful.
The delegations requested the President to meet MHA Internal Security secretary Ashok Prasad, who visited Churachanpur on Tuesday spending about 3 hours with the people of Churachandpur.
The team strongly urged the President that the secretary must be consulted before he makes any decision to the bills, when the bills come to his office for consideration.