Loksabha MP Ninong Ering carried out a whirlwind tour to lower Ramle Bango areas on Monday which have been ravaged by the recent flood.
At New Deka village, Ering attended a public meeting announced Rs 10 lakh for construction of Community Hall and Rs 6 lakh for two culverts. He also visited Nari, Telam and Name villages. At Name village he felt the place is being threatened by Depi river and gave sanction of fifteen lakhs for flood protection measures and immediate relief to the effected people.
In message at all places, MP Ering said that for a better future and to maintain the sanctity of nature it depends on us as to how we maintain the ecological balance and keep the earth safe for generations to come.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh is on a stock taking visit to Assam today a day after NDFB-S militants killed over 50 Adivasi people in its five dreaded attacks in Kokrajhar and Sonitpur districts.
Immediately after landing in Guwahati, the Union home minister is leaving for Sonitpur district where the militants killed at least 40 people in Dhekiajuli and Paboi in two attacks in the evening.
Then he is leaving for Kokrajhar to assess the situation where the militants killed at least a dozen Adivasi people to retaliate the combing offensiveagainst them.
During his day long visit, Singh is scheduled to take stock of the situation at a meeting with met Chief minister Tarun Gogoi towards the afternoon. Meanwhile, chief minister has dispatched five ministers to visit these trouble torn areas to assess the situation.
The Assam Press Correspondents’ Union has demanded an empowered Media Council of India, which can look after various issues of media persons effectively in the country. The media persons’ organization has asserted that the Press Council of India has slowly lost its relevance as it has no role to play on ensuring financial security to the working journalists. The APCU also raised its voice for a regional office of the media council in Guwahati. The demands were highlighted during a meeting organized on the occasion of the National Press Day.
Organized by the Assam Press Correspondents’ Union at Guwahati Press Club, the significant Day was celebrated with various programes today by the media persons. The celebration started with flag hoisting and culminated with a general meeting in the press club auditorium. A veteran journalist of South Kamrup, Khagen Bayan was also felicitated by the organizers.
Presided over by the APCU president Sobhit Chtri, the meeting was also addressed by senior journalists Bhabesh Baruah, Hiten Mahanta, Ranen K. Goswami, Nava Thakuria with others.
Much to a major relief for AAP, exit polls, mostly, predict 40-50 seats for Arvind Kejriwal and his party on Saturday. The exit polls put AAP ahead of its rivals BJP after the polling passed off peacefully across Delhi. According to India Today-Cicero poll, AAP would get from 35 to 43 seats of the 70. BJP is set to get second position up to 29 seats. Congress would have to remain satisfied with just 3 to5 seats. CVoter exit poll also gave the AAP 31-39 seats. It gives BJP 27-35 seats apart from 2 to 4 seats for Congress. The Axis poll predicted a whopping 53 seats for the AAP, 17 for the BJP and zero to two seats for the Congress. Talking to Assam Times, a poll expert said that the Delhi assembly poll is a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.