Atleast three persons including a woman died when a Bolero collided head on an oil tanker in Bokajan on Tuesday. The tragic accident took place Gahorijan near Khotkhoti at around 8-30 in the evening where a Dimapur bound Bolero carrying them collided head on the tanker which was coming from the opposite direction. The Bolero driver is believed to have lost control over the vehicle where three persons died on the spot.
The Assam Legislative assembly adjourned sine die on Saturday after holding 27 day long budget session.
The session began on August 4 last where chief minister Tarun Gogoi who holds the finance portfolio tabled the Rs 1385.77 crore deficit budget which got cleared.
The session was extended by a day to discuss the Assam-Nagaland border flare up and the shocking murder of school girl in Chirang by NDFB(S). But the discussion was not allowed citing it a sub judice matters.
Security forces arrested a hard core National Santali Liberation Army ultra during a joint operation in Kokrajhar on Tuesday.Identified as Wilson Murmu, he was picked up from Gurufella area in Gossaigaon in the wee hours. Police seized a 7.62 mm rifles and three live ammunitions from him.
Amid watertight security arrangement polling in Koliabor constituency is holding to decide on the fate of 13 candidates on Monday.
Polling began at 7 in the morning to end at 4 in the afternoon in 1772 booths heavily guarded by over 5,000 security me. Altogether 14,42,886 voters will exercise their franchise. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi’s son Gaurav Gogoi is contesting with Congress ticket who is facing keen contest with former MP and AGP candidate Dr Arun Sarma.