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Barama FC lifts BTC-Army trophy

Barama football Club (FC), Baksa lifted the 3rd BTC-Army football league trophy defeating the Kokrajhar Blues by 1-0 in the final match held at KDSA stadium ground in Kokrajhar on Sunday.

For Barama FC, Pingkul Basumatary scored lone goal against Kokrajhar in 45 minutes of the first half which led the team to win the football league and lifted the championship trophy. The final match created strong sporting amusement among the spectators. 

Mithinga Narzary of Kokrajhar was adjusted as best player in the championship. 

Champion team was awarded a trophy and cash 2 lakh while runners up team awarded trophy and cash one lakh respectively. 

BTC executive members Doneswar Goyary and Brigadier Gagan Deep handed over the prizes in the prize distribution ceremony. 

Among others,BTC executive member Rajib Brahma,BTAD IGP Anurag Agarwal graced as guests on the occasion.

The football league was organized by BTC administration and Indian Army to create sporting environment among society in the state.

Indian army jawans have also presented a  Ghudkha performance on the occasion.

Commanding officer of Shik Light Infantry of Indian Army, MK Jain told that the football league was organized by BTC administration and Indian Army to create sporting environment among society in the state.The football league has been organizing every year to hunt sporting talents in the region. 

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MLA, Silchar Susmita visits tunnel No 10

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29 Apr 2013 - 8:11pm | Peter Alex Todd

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It was on 22nd April, that a photograph of Bikash Baruah sharing the dais with Bollywood actor Sahrukh Khan and Dipika Padukan, was published in the local news papers misleading the public that it was a press conference he had attended and that Sahrukh Khan will buy a team that will represent Guwahati consisting of local players and other IPL left out players. Also that the team will play the IPL in the year 2014 in the new Barsapara Cricket Satdium in Guwahati. However it was soon discovered that the published photograph of the press conference that was also published in the media through Bikash Baruah was a fake photograph technically designed to fit the news purpose for gaining cheap publicity.

The real picture was Sarukh Kahn talking to Saurav Ganguly in the year 2011, and Bikash Baruah had superimposed his photograph replacing Saurav Gannguly. But the fact that since no organisation took any legal step against the illegeal and mean publicity, except that newspapers publishing the news against Bikash Baruah, today the freelance Journalist association of Assam lodged an FIR ,said Hiren Kalita, the general Secretary.

The registered case no against Baruah is 98/13,US/120(B)/419(IPC),R/U Sec 66(D),IT ACT/ 2000. “we had filed the case to that the truth comes to light as to what the reality is, we have been trying to contact his numbers but all the known numbers are now switched off” he added. Pulin Saha, a senior sports journalist, says that this incident has brought a shame to the state and also said that some journalists has also to be blamed in this connection.