NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its ruling on the validity of panchayat documents in the ongoing process to update the National Registrar of Citizens as it heard a set of 19 petitions relating to it.
A division bench of the country's top court comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoiand Justice F Nariman heared the petitions onthe validity and competency of the panchayat certificates as supportive documents to update NRC.
It further heard a few other petitions relating to NRC. But did not cleared any ruling. The court is expected to pass the judgment on Thursday.
The top court, further, is expected to hear the Centre's petition for extending the deadline to July 31,2018 instead of December 31,2018.
A total of 12,179 blankets were distributed among beneficiaries of Kokrajhar east at a programme held at Basic Training Centre in Kokrajhar today.
Former minister and Kokrajhar east MLA Pramila Rani Brahma, Madhav Prasad Sarma, Kokrajhar Deputy Commissioner gave away the blankets, which were distributed under Chief Ministers' special scheme, 2015-16 from Handloom department.
Brahma, in her speech said that the blanket have been distributed among needy beneficiaries of the constituency.
"It will be benefitted for the poor and needy citizens among society. The govt has done good initiative to the welfare of the citizens, which have been distributing in the constituency", she said.
Sarma said that the blankets which are reached through line department of Handloom in the district would be helped for needy peoples.
After months of hectic confabulations the central BJP leadership have appointed senior party leader Ranjit Dasas the state unit president of Assam. Dad, who is out of station, is currently the Speaker of the state legislative assembly. Talking to Assam Times senior BJP leaders said that Dutta will resume office assoonas he reaches Guwahati. Then the party would have to propose a legislator to take overas the Speaker.