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P Chidambaram on visit to Kokrajhar

Union home minister P Chidambaram is in Kokrajhar on a two days visit to the violence-hit BTAD areas a week after ethnic clash claimed 60 lives in three district districts. The union minister landed at the Lokpriya Goipinath Bordploi International Airport at around 8-30 in the morning and then he left for Kokrajhar by an army helicopter. Accompanied by BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary, Chidambaram is holding talks with the civil and police officials on duty. Later on Monday, he is slated to visited a few relief camps in Kokrajhar.

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