Skip to contentSkip to navigation

15 detained for statute vandalization

KOKRAJHAR: The Kokrajhar police have detained at least 15 persons for allegedly vandalizing the statute of Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee at Rabindra Nagar in Kokrajhar.

They were detained after the All India Bengali Youth Students Federation demanded early identification of involved culprits and punished.

On the other hand. Assam state BJP party will erect the statute afresh in the same place, party leaders said in Kokrajhar.
The incident took place on Tuesday night when unidentified miscreants vandalised the statue triggering created anger among all sections of society.
Local citizens condemned the incident and demand action against the miscreants.

 

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Bir Chilarai Award Sainik School Goalpara student

14 Aug 2012 - 1:08pm | Ranjan K Baruah
Debasish Sarma of Sainik School Goalpara has been selected to receive the prestigious ‘Bir Chilarai Award’ for the year 2012-13. He will receive the award from the Hon’ble Chief...

Siksha Karmachari stages strike

21 Jul 2014 - 5:03pm | Hantigiri Narzary
The Asom Siksha Karmachari Aikya Mancha demanding re-amendment of the Venture Education Institution(Provincialisation of Services) Act, 2011-12 in the coming session of the state Assembly and...

Ajay Kumar Narzary eyes social change

9 Apr 2016 - 10:31pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Independent candidate for 30-Kokrajhar east LAC Ajay Kumar Narzary has eyed of building social change and integration among all sections of communities in the region. Speaking the reporters today at...