8 Nov 2007 - 1:26pm | Dibya J Borthakur
In a statement issued by the Central Commitee of Hindu Yuva Shatra Parishad over Osama Bin Laden's threat to Assam, the Parishad's president Brajen Kakati said here in Nagaon on November 6 that they would never let Laden to make Assam an Islamic state and come his dream true in such matters. He said that Hindu Yuva Shatra Parishad is ever ready to combat with such type of threat and Parishad regards this threat as Laden's far cry.He further critisized the active participation of ten Members of Legislative Assembly and two MPs of Assam with ISI and demands the government to take immediate action against them and the people of Assam to recognize these unpatriotic men as well.
Assam will not bear the extra burden of more Bangladeshi people after the implementation of the Indo-Bangla land deal. This was what Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Anjan Dutta said on Sunday.
Talking to reporters in Guwahati, Dutta said an APCC delegation will soon meet prime minister Narendra Modi asking him not to allow the state bear the extra burden of Bangladeshi people.
CBI as early as 7:30 am on Monday started a series of raids and investigations at the residences and office premises of top NEEPCO Officials, the Kopili Power Station located some 25 kms from the Umrangso township and at the Umrangso office of Messrs P. E. S. Enginners - a Hyderabad based private contract company incharge of the maintenance of the Koplili Power Station.
The CBI entourage is yet questioning Bharat Chandra Deka, Senior Manager, Koplili Power Station, Hare Krishna Changmai, Deputy General Manager, NEEPCO - Umrangso, subordinate officials and company officials posted at the Power Station. A number of official documents have also been examined and seized from the company concerned. The North Eastern Electrical Power Corporation is the implementating agency of the 200 MW Kopili Hydel Power Project at Umrangso.