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Target is welfare and development

UPP president Urkhao Gwra Brahma said the new party will facilitate people’s development and integration among the society and will work for the welfare and progress of the common publics in the state and to raise voice against corruption.

He also called it that newly floated party is an outcome of times’ calling as society has been eyeing smooth and equal dsitribution among society.

Besides the president and the general secretary, the party has nine (9) vice presidents and 13 secretaries. BTC member from Chirang Maoti Brahma Hazowary is the treasurer.

The party will have 23 organising secretaries and 17 CWC members from the large number districts of the state. The party would field candidates in upcoming state legislative assembly.


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Venison seized at Maibang

9 Dec 2013 - 10:02am | Monosh Hojai

The police personnel arrested one Leader Langthasa for allegedly selling venison at Maibang market in Dima Hasao district. Police have recovered 12 kilograms of venison from Langthasa on Sunday. The accused was natives of Maibang and have settled in Semkhor village. During interrogation, the accused confessed to having shot dead the deer with the gun in the forests near his village and were selling its meat at a price of Rs 300 to Rs 400 per kilogram. Later on it is learnt that the police were paid and released the accused person without any harm. According to the Section 9 of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 - the hunting and the intent to hunt of wild animals is prohibited.

Assam scholars participate at International conference held in Bhutan

12 Jul 2011 - 11:42pm | editor

Five scholars from Assam were invited to participate and present their papers in the 4th International Conference organized by the South and Southeast Asian Association for the Study of Culture and Religion under the auspices of the UNESCO held at Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan from June 30-July 03, 2011. The four day Conference was hosted and co-organized by the Institute of Language and Culture Studies of the Royal University of Bhutan, Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan. About 220 scholars from more than 150 Universities of 63 countries participated and presented papers in the theme, “The Mountains in the Religions of South and Southeast Asia: Places, Culture and Power”. The scholars representing Assam, India are (from right side of the photograph) Dr Sikhamoni Konwar (Gohain Boruah), Principal, Karmashree Hiteshwar Saikia College, Ritu Thaosen, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Cotton College, Sangeeta Gogoi, HOD, Department of History, Mangaldai College, Dr Paromita Das, Associate Professor, Department of History, Gauhati University and Deepi Rekha Kouli, Deputy Director, Directorate of Archaeology, Government of Assam. The topics of their papers in respective ways are:

  • Che-Rai-Doi : The Religious and Cultural Heritage of the Tai Ahom of North East India. (Dr Sikhamoni Konwar).

  • The Belief System among the Dimasa of North Cachar Hills. (Ritu Thaosen).

  • Siu-ka-pha Route: A part of the Southern Silk Route. Contact, Trade and Religious Interaction. (Sangeeta Gogoi).

  • Mountains as Icons: A case study of Nilachal Hill. (Dr Paromita Das).

  • The Belief System of the Hill Tribes of North East India. (Deepi Rekha Kouli).

Beeline for ticket in BPF office

25 Jan 2015 - 4:30pm | Hantigiri Narzary

Aspirant candidates from ruling BPF party for BTC election slated to beld held on last week of March next were saw beeline to the party head office along the JD Road to get party ticket and submitted applications today in Kokrajhar. 

A total of 19 aspirant candidates submitted applications seeking party tickets for the council election from several constituencies including Banargaon,Dotma,Salakati,Bhaukungri, in Kokrajhar district and Koklabari,Dihira,Baganpara and Mushalpur from Baksa district.

The president of BPF Hagrama Mohilary on January 20 said that this time the party will induct at least 10-15 fresh candidates in the ensuing BTC election to be held in the last week of March. He had said some of the public representatives were not performed as what the people wanted.  After his announcement, the party workers in the grass roots have been doing their arithmetic to choose their candidate. In many constituencies,the block level leaders of the party sought replacements of existing representatives.

Aspirant candidates and supporters of the party are rushing to the party office to get party ticket to contest the election and 19 application was reached to party head office submitted by the Block level,said a senior party official.

Narayan Chandra Basumatary, president of Kokrajhar district BPF said that this year, the numbers of ticket applicants are far more than the previous years. He said it was a good significant for party as everybody have rights to place their demand.  He also said the disbursement of ticket to right candidate is up to the party high command.  He also said the applications were received on the basis of rules and regulation of the party.

Mono Kumar Brahma, the existingexecutive member of BTC of Banargaon constituency after submitted his application along with hundreds of supporters said before the media persons that he is going to contest this time too from Banargaon for third time. He said he had strong supporters and his victory is beyond doubt. He also said that he was hopeful of getting party ticket. He further said the BPF under Hagrama Mohilary will sweep the BTC election and form the government under which he also wants to work for the welfare of the people.

On the other hand, a strong contender from the same constituency Rajiv Brahma, who is also for front leader of Ex-BLT Welfare Society has also submitted application seeking party ticket. Rajiv has been working overtime for public mobilization in many places. Now, it is up to the party high command to whom he prefer to issue ticket.

In Dotma constituency, five aspirant candidates including existing MCLA Indra Mahan Brahma submitted application to party high command seeking ticket. A fresh intending candidate from Serfanguri area Bibhuti Borgoyary also submitted application for ticket. Borgoyayary said he was optimistic for getting ticket. He also said had lots of supporters to back him.

In Salakati,two aspirant including existing BTC executive member Derhasat Basumatary and new face Malati Rani Narzary,former women wing president of BPF were also submitted application seeking party ticket.In Bhaukungri,existing MCLA Doneswar Goyary and fresh candidate Uma Rani Basumatary,secretary of BPF women wing while Baganpara constituency saw five application including existing MCLA Munsing Brahma submitted applications to the party high command seeking tickets to contest council election.