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69th R-Day celebrated at Tangla

TANGLA, Jan 27: The 69th Republic Day was celebrated with pomp and gaiety at Tangla. EAC Bhergaon,Rittutam Bora unfurled  the national flag at Tangla HS School play ground in the presence of a seizable gathering. .Speaking on the occasion he requested people to maintain peace in the society and to remember those who had sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the nation. He reiteirated the goodwill schemes of PM Modi led government including PMGAY,Swach Bharat among others.Twenty contingents of NCC,Scouts and Guides and teams of various local schools took part in march past event.The students of Sadhna Sangeet Kala Academy also entertained the audience by their performance. While Tangla HS school,Tangla English Medium HS (TEMHS), Don Bosco High School won first three places respectively.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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Cong MLA quizzed for irrigation scam

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It creates intolerable public noises to residents of adjacent places of puja melas and it degrades public morals and decency.

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Many unnoticed legal and social crimes crept in during these puja Melas, inside and outside the puja  mela premises  that does not come under the direct notice of  police and society.

No engagement of volunteers are found available in any puja mela for the reason of security of public in need.

The union has urged district administration to check and stop of all kinds of gambling during puja  melas before its organized in the district.