Vehicles are off from the roads in Sivasagar, Golaghat, Jorhat, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia. Shops and markets, schools and colleges, banks and offices remained closed due to the 12 hour bandh call by AASA on Saturday.
Life in the violence-hit Uriamghat areas continues to remain crippled fearing more backlash by the Naga people. Securityforces are fanning in the entire area. But more and more panic stricken people are leaving homes.
Several political leaders visited the relief camps to expressed graveconcern over the incident where at least 11 people were killed.
The Centre has approved prosecution of an engineer in connection with the multi crore scam. According to home ministry sources, NIA probing the terror funding cases in NC Hills gets green signal to prosecute an engineer Karuna Saikia in this connection where funds meant for poor people has been siphoned off and part of swindled fund reached DHD-J.
With an aim to promote low cost oral & dental treatment, a dental clinic at the Panbazar (near RBI) locality was launched on 18 March 2017. Siddhartha Bhattacharjee, legislator from East Guwahati constituency officially inaugurated the Institute of Dental Science and Research Center in presence of distinguished personalities J. Bora, Ashim Hazarika, Nava Thakuria etc.
Addressing the gathering the local MLA congratulated Dr Deep Sharma for the initiative and expressed hope that it would be beneficial for all kinds of people. He also assured possible supports for the institution in future.
The centre has an emergency helpline number (98642 72102), where anyone in need can call and get necessary advice. Moreover the centre has decided to help the bed-ridden patients in the city with necessary home visits, said Dr Nirma K. Rai of the centre.