Skip to content Skip to navigation

PM opens cancer hospitals, adresses 'hired' people

Diphu and Dibrugarh: People thronged through thousands in Diphu to catch a glimpse of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister was in the hills district on Thursday.

Modi highlighted the initiative to uplift Assam like never before as he opened a few hospitals from the same venue attended by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union minister Sarbanda Sonowal. 

The district administration engaged around 15000 buses and other vehicles to ferry the from far flung areas allegedly causing huge inconvenience for the common people.  

Many vital roads remain inaccessible for people because of VVIP security and halting of vehicles.  Even buses from Guwahati city were engaged to carry people in the hills district headquarters. 

This was followed by another huge rally in Dibrugarh where people from.most of the upper Assam districts along with  Lakhimpur and Dhemaji were brought to the venue. 

Earlier in the morning Modi was received at Guwahati airport by the Chief Minister and left for Diphu. 

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Random Stories

AICC revamp before cabinet rejig!

13 Dec 2014 - 7:18pm | AT Political Bureau
The appointment of Anjan Dutta as APCC president is believed to have paved the way for chief minister Tarun Gogoi to reshuffle his cabinet at an earlier date.Sources told Assam Times that Gogoi was...

NDFB-S cadres arrested

13 Jun 2016 - 4:13pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Security forces has been intensified its operation against militant outfits in the region and subsequently able to arrest two women cadres of NDFB(S) cadres in Kokrajhar district on Monday. Speaking...

Scrap APSC selection: Akhil to HC

18 Jul 2015 - 2:36pm | AT News
KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi has urged the Gauhati High Court to scrap the selected of the Assam civil service examination conducted by the APSC two year back.In his PIL he moved in the court, Gogoi said...