Jinamghat cries for development
Even after 64 years of Independence, the Jinamghat village located in Jinam Valley constituency of Dima Hasao Autonomous Council is yet to see the light of development.
The village established long back in 1921 is lagging behind due to indifferent attitude of the representatives of the Government as well the developmental agency, the people alleged.
Though the place is situated on the bank of Jinam river and only 130 KM from Haflong, the district HQ of Dima Hasao District but it takes not less than 10 to 15 hours by road and the only means of communication is surface road which is not in good condition. Electricity is a rare thing here.
The people of Jinamghat suffer a lot for the bad communication and the worst sufferers are the students. There was a cooperative society in long past which used to provide essential commodities to the people of Jinamghat. But for a long time the cooperative is closed for the reasons best known to the authority concerned. People also alleged that they were not provided with job card and BPL cards. In fact, the people of Jinamghat are considered to be the most neglected people of the district, they lamented. It was really a painful matter for any visitor to see a patient in a dying bed for the want of proper medical care in the area. The prime source of income of these people is horticulture but due to absence of communication they do not get proper price of their products.
They appealed to the concerned authority and the council authority to address their grievances at the earliest.
21 Aug 2015 - 3:56pm | AT News
The Gauhati High Court’s ban on the sale of small cars without global safety requirements triggers no less discontent among the
Stunned by the high court order, the
car manufactures are likely to wait till August 27 when the court will be resume its next hearing. For the time being they would make their case with the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers since Assam is among the state have record of highest sale of passenger cars in the North East.
The car manufacturing companies have claimed that a set if stringent crash tests would be applicable from 2017 when testing facilities are available in the country.
The PIL assumed significance in view of the increasing cases of road deaths.
2 May 2018 - 5:05pm | AT News
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Acting on a tip off, the security forces raided a bus carrying 44 passengers in Basistha where the crude bomb was seized. Later, it was defused in Khanapara.
8 Aug 2015 - 5:04pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Though the days showing high mercury across the state and summer session, a free medical and health check up camp was organized on Saturday to facilitate medical facility to school students and rural peoples at Bhotgaon High School in Kokrajhar.
It was organized by the 129 Battalion CRPF Bhotgaon where hundreds of publics from various villages in the area attended the camp and took health check up.
Doctors from CRPF’s and Kokrajhar RNB Civil Hospital served the camp and facilitate medical checkup camp.
A larger number of school students have been also checked up their health. Doctor said that during the summer session most of the remote peoples are facing with diarrhea, malaria, cold and cough which are prescribing the camp. Free medicines were distributed among the present patients in the camp.
NK Barawdos, DIG of CRPF said the CRPF the camp for facilitating health services to the common publics who are living with various problems. Under the aegis of CRPF various social activities has been running in the lower Assam.
Ram Kumar, CO of 129 Bn CRPF, PK Bhagawati, Additional DC Kokrajhar, Doneswar Goyari, Executive Member BTC was also participated in the camp.