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Himanta visits Kokrajhar

Assam Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said that Kokrajhar medical college would be constructed with amounting of Rs. 382.7 crores and its completion will be done by next three years. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will lay foundation stone on January 6 for College at Debargaon Beswargaon in Kokrajhar district.

Dr Sarma was arrived in Kokrajhar by 10.30 in the moning at SAI Centre to make field verification for laying Medical College in Kokrajhar. Dr Sarma made a field verification site for medical college at Beswargaon where Medical College would be constructed.He was accompanied BTC Chief Hagrama Mohilary,Assam minister Chandan Brahma during the visit.

He said that necessary arrangement and preparations are so far made to lay foundation stone for the college as CM is scheduled to visit on January 6 next.He has expressed his hopeful that the Kokrajhar medical college will be facilitating proper medical services in the region and more doctors would be come out through the college.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will lay foundation stone of the Kokrajhar Medical College at Beswargaon Debargaon on January 6.

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State panel ready for panchayat polls

23 Nov 2007 - 9:28am | pbaruah

The State Election Commission (SEC) is gearing up for holding a free and fair panchayat polls in the state as the Gauhati High Court has cleared the decks.

According to information, the poll notification will be issued on November 29 and the model code of conduct will come into force.

The authority has already issued strict instructions to the district administrations for necessary arrangement to make the polls a free and fair.

The state poll panel will hold the election in three phases and the results are expected before January 15. But sources here say the voters will have to go with ballot papers instead of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the polls.

The polls will elect as many as 242 zila parishad council (ZPC) members, 2,199 gaon panchayat (GP) presidents, 2,199 anchalic panchayat (AP) members and 21,990 gaon panchayat members.

Congress pledged to oust non-congress from DHAC

G C Langthasa
12 Mar 2013 - 4:44pm | Anup Biswas

Aiming at the general election to the Dima Hasao Autonomous Council expected to be held during the last part of April and first part of May in two phases, the congress leaders of Dima Hasao with the initiative of the senior most congress leader G C Langthasa, who is also the seating congress MLA from 16 Haflong have started election campaign in Dima Hasao.

The election campaign started right from the home constituency of the present Chief Executive Member, Langting continued to the constituencies like Hatikhali, Maibang, Mahur, Wajao etc wherein all the workers and supporters spontaneously pledged to oust the non-congress while extending fullest support to the congress leaders to bring back in power. It is learnt that this campaigning has been started with the blessings of Congress High Command who wants election to the DHAC the last part of April and first part of May in two phases. In these campaign Sri Bimal Hojai,

Though G C Langthasa, the most suffered and senior congress MLA from Haflong did not get berth in the Gogoi cabinet but recently the relationship in between Gogoi and Langthasa was improved perhaps following dissident factor in state congress. It is to be mentioned here Langthasa has lost his two sons in the hand of militants as he was the congress leader and he has been the congress leader for 51 years.

The Rajib Bhawan at Haflong was seen to be very busy to prepare the list of candidates with caution as there have been multiple candidates seeking congress tickets for single constituencies. The President, DCC(I) Sri Nalendra Karigapsa is learnt to be happy enough and has been attending almost all the meetings and apart from Karigapsa, Bimal Hojai, Hamjanan Langthasa, J L Jidung, Biswajeet Chakraborty have been addressing these meetings with confidence. They appealed to the congress men to extend their support to bring their favorite congress leaders in the DHAC for the all round development of the district as a whole.

G C Langthasa talking to this correspondent on Sunday said while expressing concern over the present acute water crisis in the district followed by indifferent Attitude of the concerned department, the people of Dima Hasao should opt for good leaders in the council. The election to the DHAC is nearing, the people of Dima Hasao should also think for the better tomorrow. When asked who are getting the congress tickets, without mentioning the names he said the entire senior and defeated candidates in the last election (2007) are expected to get the congress tickets. He also disclosed that from March 16 next he will be holding series of meetings at different places of Dima Hasao like Jinam Valley. He further said he would also inspect the development schemes which were being initiated by him in remoter areas of Dima Hasao.

Zeliang stresses sustainable development

BJP president Amit Shah lightning the inaugural lamp of the 2nd Conclave of North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), in New Delhi on Tuesday Photo by UB Photos
5 Sep 2017 - 10:11pm | AT New Delhi

Nagaland Chief Minister, TR Zeliang accompanied by Lok Sabha MP&NPF President Neiphiu Rio and President of NPF Manipur, Awangbow Newmai attended the 2nd Conclave of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) held at Maharastra Sadan in New Delhi on Tuesday. 

The Conclave saw the attendance of BJP National President, Amit Shah; BJP National General Secretary, Ram Madhav; Dr. Jitendra Singh, MoS for DONER and Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Home apart from other dignitaries like Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Sarbananda Sonowal, Pawan Kumar Chamling, Pena Khandu, Biren Singh, Zoramthanga, Neiphiu Rio, Atul Borah, Hagrama Mohilary, Paramananda Chayangia, Paul Lyndoh, Conrad Sangma, Rajen Gohain and others. 

While highlighting the plights of some odd 2000 Hindi Teachers in the State whose services are on the verge of termination due to its co-terminus nature as per guidelines of these CSS schemes, the Chief Minister urged upon the Central Government to give special impetus  to the matter. 

“ The service of Hindi Teachers in Nagaland are co-terminus with the schemes introduced in the State and this has to be rectified to secure their future while paying special attention in imparting Hindi Education in the entire NE region,” he said. 

Against the backdrop of the recent visit of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to Assam where Zeliang had earlier, highlighted the disaster that took place in the State due to heavy rain and flood, the Chief Minister reiterated the demand immediate relief and restoration of infrastructure destroyed as assured by the Prime Minister then.

“Immediate attention is required considering the magnitude in terms of loss of human lives and damages caused to private and public properties alike,” he said while adding that “Nagaland Government will soon be submitting a comprehensive plan in this regard.”

Also portraying the sorry state of air connectivity in the the State, the Chief Minister called for urgent improvement without further delay while adding that “Visa Checking System must be introduced in the NE region to ease the movement of goods and Citizens across the international borders of South-East Asian Countries without which tourism, trade and commerce is being hampered.”