Dutta ensures fence mending rally!
Dissidence against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is likely to summarily stop if Sunday’s huge rally in Guwahati is any indication.
Calling it a fence mending rally, party insiders told Assam Times that the event has achieved success at least to pull all the Congress leaders.
According to a section of the senior party leaders, the credit goes to Anjan Dutta who ensured the huge gathering at the Veterinary Playground in Khanapara to expose BJP’s U turns on a number of issues.
Significantly, Dutta brought Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma to share dais with Tarun Gogoi who has been dead opposed to the chief minister for the last two years. That too a day after the former health minister met Gogoi at his Koinadhara residence.
Dr Sarma along with his loyalists legislators arrived in the rally site well ahead of time and fully cooperated with Dutta in his maiden rally after assuming office as the state Congress president.
A senior party leader told Assam Times that Dr Sarma and his loyalists have agreed to stop dissidence to ensure the party’s victory in the 2016 assembly polls.
The entire rally, further, paved the chief minister to finalise the pending reshuffle. Apart from making scathing attacks on BJP, speakers after speakers vowed to retain power by mending differences within the Congress legislature party for which the party had to pay heavy price in the Lok Sabha polls.
3 Feb 2014 - 5:19pm | AT News
The Centre has sanctioned a huge amount of Rs 288 crore fund to update the NRC within a period of 3 years.
This was what the government told the Supreme Court on Monday. The Centre disclosed the figure when the top court was resuming the hearing of a PIL filed by the Assam Public Works.
The Supreme Court was satisfied with the preliminary works to update the NRC and fixed the next hearing date on August 4.
18 May 2015 - 6:48am | AT News
Despite stiff resistance from Arvind Kejriwal and his lobby senior IAS officer from Assam Shakuntala Gamlin took over as Delhi chief secretery.
Shakuntala, the daughter of former minister Lalit Doley and wife of former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Jarbom Gamlin has alleged intimidation by a section of bureacrates not to take over.
He was Lt Governor Jung who appointed her in the top post defying the chief minister's opposition who calls her corrupt.
26 Jul 2017 - 9:11am | Mowsam Hazarika
Good news on Assam’s agriculture front. Dozens of varieties of winter paddy ( Sali Paddy ) seeds produced by registered Seed Growers,certified by Assam State Seed Certification Agency (ASSCA) are set to yield encouraging results.
Procured by authorised Seed Dealers distributed or sold among farmers giving multifolds benefit to: Producers, Buyers, Farmers, State's Income and ASSCA's revenue earning too.
ASSCA's revenue earning is at increasing trend: 2015-16 =Rs.25,84,067, 2016-17=Rs.44,38,192.
Strategies have been formulated in order to boost up more Seed production, Certification and Procurement through joint efforts of ASSCA and Assam Seed Corporation (ASC).
"There is no substitute of ASSCA to over come present Seed problem in the State", said Ananda Karmakar, Managing Director, ASSCA.