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Bandh paralises Dima Hasao

Assam bandh called by AASU & other organisation protesting Citizen Amendment Bill 2016 on Tuesday effected Dima Hasao. In Haflong, Maibang and many other places people kept their shops closed and refrained themselves from attending offices in support of the strike. Many student bodes & associations like DSU, Indigenous Student Association extended there support to the bandh.

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Setback for Centre: NGT for fresh panel to study megadam

18 Apr 2018 - 4:23pm | AT News

NEW DELHI: The New Delhi based National Green Tribunal on Wednesday has asked the Centre to set up a panel of experts afresh to study the pros and cons of the NHPC owned Lower Subansiri Hydro power project at Gerukamukh along the Assam- Arunachal Pradesh border.

Acting on a petition by Assam Public Works chairman Aabhijit Saikia challenging the justification of the three member panel a bench of the tribunal comprising Justice Dr. JAWAD RAHIM, Justice Mr. R S. RATHORE,Justice Dr. SATYAWAN SINGH GARBYAL admitted that the panel comprising PRABHAS PANDE, I.D. GUPTA and P.M. SCOTT should be replaced.

The bench asked the ministry of forest and environment to set up a new panel in consultation with the stakeholders

9th Rongtheang Fest held

5 Nov 2011 - 8:46pm | editor

The 9th Rongtheang Fest’2011 was held on October 28 and 29, 2011 at Serhongkup, Rongtheang, Diphu. The event was a big success and concluded with a peaceful note. The theme of the festival for this year was “Youth for Peace & Progressive”. The various event like Nokbe Kekat (Marathon Race), Kengdongdang, Bathali Keap, Sansuri (Tug of War), Mir Kerim (Flower Arrangement), Poem Recitation, Rongtheang Beats, Hon Ke-Jeng (Spinning), Simlir (Painting Competition), Open Air Dance Competition, Inter-School Quiz Competition and Cultural show, perform by various local Traditional Troupes were organized. The events saw a large number of participants.

Rongtheang Klimsomar Club (RKC), offers heartfelt thanks to all our well-wishers, donors, sponsors, and associate media partners for their help in the grand success of the festival. We hope of greater success in the coming years.

The Rongtheang Fest is a Village festival, held every year at Rongtheang village in Diphu. It is a grand festival in this district. The importance of Rongtheang Fest is paramount today, especially at this juncture in Assam history, where gaps are increasing in the social fabric of the State. The Festival has become far more significant for the cause of unity and peace among all.

As a village festival that has witnessed the participation of different tribes and communities, it is hoped people elsewhere take a leaf from the Rongtheang Fest and the people of Rongtheang Village about inter-culture and inter-faith bonding.

Cheratin Teron
President, RKC.

BJP submits memo to DC

11 Jul 2012 - 3:47am | Anup Biswas

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dima Hasao District submitted a memorandum with five points charter of demands to the Deputy Commissioner, Dima HasaoDistrict, Haflong on Tuesday (10.7.12) seeking his intervention and action thereafter.

The memorandum signed by Ms Banani Kemprai, Presidnent, Sri Chandra Sekhar Rao, Northeastern Region BJP incharge, Sri Ramkrishna Ghosh, National General Secretary, BJMM, etc. stated that in recent past the people of Dima Hasao district faced terrible havoc due to natural calamities, some of the people lost their lives and many of them incurred major property losses. In fact such unwanted natural calamities never occurred in Dima Hasao District, therefore, they humbly requested to intervene the matter by assessing the valuation of loss of 1 acre 1 lakh, lives, properties and compensate at the rate of Rs.l, 00,000/-(Rupees One lakh) minimum to the affected peoples and at least Rs.2, 00,000/-(Rupees Two lakhs) to the next to kin who lost their lives.

The employees under the Administrative control Dima Hasao Autonomous Council, Haflong were facing immense hardship due to nonpayment of monthly salaries regularly.They requested to intervene the matter from the Administrative end to ensure payment of salaries to the Employees regularly.

The people of this district were not availing the PDS items due to non transparency of the system, hence to ensure strict and smooth functioning of PD System.

They observed that the Ruling party at Dima Hasao Autonomous Council has misused of funds sanctioned for development by indulging large scale corruption. In this connection they requested to check such malpractices for the greater interest of the people of this district.

They further demanded for immediate restoration and improvement of road communication particularly of Haflong Town as well as entire Dima Hasao District.