Skip to contentSkip to navigation

R-Day celebrations peaceful

  • Bokakhat MLA Arun Phukan hosting national flag at Bokakhat.
    Bokakhat MLA Arun Phukan hosting national flag at Bokakhat.

Braving ULFA-NDFB-KLO boycott calls, reports of Republic Day celebrations are pouring in from across the state.

In Sivasagar, parliamentary secretary Sarat Saikia unfurled the national flag at the Boarding Field in the district headquarters in the morning.

Industry minister Pradyut Bordoloi took salute of the army and para military forces after unfurling the tricolor.

Similarly, forest minister Rockybul Hussain hoisted the flag in Nagaon, cultural affairs minister Pranati Phukan in Goalpara, social welfare minister Akon Bora in Nalbari, parliamentary secretary Rekibuddin Ahmed in Dhubri hoisted the flag peacefully.

Parliamentary secretary Rajib Luchan Pegu hoisted that flag in Jorhat while PWD minister Ajanta Neog hoisted the flag in Golaghat and took salute of the army and para military forces.

BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary hoisted the flag in Kokrajhar despite bandh call by the NDFB-S militants. In his speech, he  urged the militants to shun the path of violence.    

Public health engineering minister Gautom Roy unfurled the national flag in Silchar defying general strike called by 11 insurgent outfits operating in the north eastern region.   

Photo: Bokakhat MLA Arun Phukan hosting national flag at Bokakhat. by Koushik Hazarika

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Mushroom consumption: 7 died, 9 injured in Sivasagar

31 Mar 2008 - 3:46pm | editor
Four people of a same family died in Sivasagar district when they consumed mushroom on Saturday. According to information, the incident took place at Jiamari Palengi gaon in Demow near Rajmai. They...

Self help week starts at ADBU

26 Jan 2016 - 9:20pm | CM Paul
The Vice-Chancellor of Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) Dr Stephen Mavely and Prof. D.K. Bhattacharjee of Computer Science Department Tezpur University inaugurated Community Self Help Week, 25th...

5 militants held in BTAD areas

3 Nov 2014 - 5:45am | Hantigiri Narzary
Security forces claimed to have captured four dreaded militants along with an arms dealer in BTAD areas during the last 24 hours. According to army’s red horn division, three activists of the Muslim...