Cricketer Rajesh Bora , Olympian Dipankar Bhatttacherjee , footballer Govinda Boro and Body builder Mr. India Bijit Gogoi being felicitated during the inauguration ceremony of 15th International Guwahati Trade Fair at Chadmari Field, Guwahati on 29-02-08 evening.
The banned ULFA on friday (May 28) have welcomed the decision by the Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to hold peace talks with the outfit.
A crucial meeting of the outfit held here at the Guwahati central jail which was attended by the jailed and released ULFA leaders opined that the organisation will soon be holding a meeting to finalise its decision to have or not to have peace talks with the Govt. minus it's Commander-in-Chief Paresh Barua.
In a press communique issued after the meeting, the ULFA publicity secretary , Mithinga Daimary stated that the need of the hour is to have a congenial atmosphere for the proposed talk with the Government.He also demanded the release of the jailed ULFA leaders. He said that the senior citizen's forum even through a convention had adopted resolutions favouring Paresh Barua to be included in the proposed Govt-ULFA peace talk.He however hinted to sit in an another meeting of the ULFA leaders on Saturday to take its final decision.The meeting was attended by the oufit's Chairman Aravinda Rajkhowa, advisor Bhimkanta Burhagohain, finance secretary Chitrban Hazarika, deputy commander-in-chief Raju Barua, foreign secretary Shashadhar Chowdhury, cultural secretary Pranati Deka and publicity secretary Mithinga Daimary.
Hundreds of teachers participated in the sit-in-dharna organised under the banner Assam Rajyik Pratamik Sikshak Sanmiloni and Kokrajhar Mahkuma Pratamik Sikshak Sanmiloni in front of BEEO office at Shyamgaon in Kokrajhar on Tuesday demanding solution of various demand and grievances which included proper and early implementation of 7th pay commission with effect from 1st January of 2016, provide equal payment through equal work, restored old pension scheme instead of new pension schme etc.
Teachers from different schools joined hands with banner,placards and shouted slogans demanded setting up natonal commission for elementary education to deal with the problems and issues related to the education and teachers across the country.
A memorandum was submitted to President of India through the BEEO,Kokrajhar seeking early solutions of various demand and grievances of the education nad teachers in the state.The demands are included the new pension scheme should be stoped for teachers and other state employees with immediate effect and revived old pension scheme to meet healthy welfare of the teachers.The anomalies of the Sixth pay commission should be removed and necessary amendments should be in the recommendation of the 7th pay commission’s recommendations.
Bikash Subedy,Teachers’ Sanmiloni leader said that the teachers are facing several problems in their serving education in the state due to negligence from government.The teacher and employees are not getting genuine respect while maintatining their services.He has urged government to end the differencial attitude while giving salaries among teachers,the salaries should be equal as teaching community is serving with dedicated manner in their jobs.
Army claim to have restored peace in BTAD areas where the people of all walks of life have joined the process. Red Horn division GOC CP Mohanty said in Kokrajhar on Sunday that army the crackdown against the militants have been paying dividend which is why, peace is back to the restive BTAD areas.
In his speech at the BTC- Army Goodwill Football Premiere League at SAI ground in Kokrajhar he said the match would create congenial atmosphere among society in the entire area. He further said that the sports talents would be selected to the prominent clubs across the country where they would get government job.