Mahadev Deka Runner Up of Mr Universe being felicitated with a traditional sorai by senior citezen Jyotish Das. The event was orgainsed by Santipur Athletic Club at Santipur, Guwahati on Sunday 13th July 2008.
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi pins hope on the Congress victory in all Lok Sabha seats in the state.
Addressing the political convention of the party at the Sarusajai Indoor Stadium on Sunday, Gogoi said the AGP regime is nothing but a blot in the history of Assam.
In yet another development AGP and BJP categorically slammed Congress for its comment on AGP-BJP poll pact a day after Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and Pradyut Bordoloi termed it a surrender of AGP before BJP. In two separate press conferences in Guwahti on Sunday, both the party said the ruling party is scared of losing their ground in the state. AGP spokesman Atul Bora and BJP spokesman Charan Deka further said the ruling party is also surrendering before BPF, a regional party only to form the government.
Tension still grips Charaipung area when armed miscreants set on fire 3 more houses where a widow and pregnant woman along with her three children had a narrow escape. This string of fresh incident took place before the visit of border area development minister Gautam Roy on Thursday who appealed to the people of both sides to excercise restraint. Roy had no concrete with him to ensure safety amd security of Charaipung and its people. After winding up the Changlang-Mergherita road blockade, pro-talk ULFA leader Mrinal Hazarika also visited Charaipung and interacted with the panic stricken people.