A number of victim families, who suffered irreparable losses due to mindless violence propagated by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom in the last three decades, will talk to the media on June 28. The representatives of those families have organized a press meet at Guwahati Press Club at 3 pm.
Braving an unstoppable dissidence Assam Congress is gearing up for the assembly polls early next year. Party president Anjan Dutta who is camping in New Delhi for a series of meetings with the party high command is busy with dressing the party afresh.
Over 20 sitting legislators are unlikely to get party ticket this time. According to sources these leaders, mostly, belong to the dissident group. Five of them who have been doing dissidence are likely to join BJP while 6 others would not get ticket citing age factor. Almost ten others will be dropped in the name of fresh blood.
Dutta has got the high command’s seal of approval in his new executive body at the Rajiv Bhawan where the names of a circle of senior leaders are missing.
“This is what we expected earlier. He has his own men who are getting good treatment. Even the names of a few potential leaders are missing,” said a senior Congressleader.
KOKRAJHAR: Job hunters thronged in thousands at Kokrajhar as the BTAD headquarters hosted the viva test for recruiting fourth grade employees in the health and family welfare department.
The central selection board conducted the viva voice test against 39 vacancies in the department and the test has been holding from Friday in each of the BTAD districts. Nearly four thousand job aspirants appeared in the viva voice test from four districts.
“We hope the oral test will be faciliating good communication to seek government job", said an aspirant.
Member secretary of the CSB BTC Arun Kumar Basumatary said that viva voice test has been conducted simultenously to fill up vacancies in the health and family welfare department. 'There are 39 posts are lying vacances for ward boy and girls in the health department',he said.
The state government has not imposed ban on processions, demonstration and dharnas in the state. Talking to reporters in Guwahati on Tuesday, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that he only requested political parties and organizations to refrain from holding demonstrations and dharnas fearing fresh any violence. Gogoi’s comment assumes significance after his appeal drew flak from the various outfits who called the situation an undeclared emergency.