Assam Secretariat area declared protected



Guwahati: The area around the Assam Secretariat and other offices have been declared as a protected area from February 26 by the Kamrup (Metro) district authorities.

The order issued by Kamrup (Metro) Deputy Commissioner Ashutosh Agnihotri, directed that none except bonafide residents and public servants of the secretariat and other offices could enter the area without prior permission, an official release said on Friday.

The working hours at the secretariat and all government offices on all working days would be from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm without break from March one to September 30, 2013, it added.

PTI