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Assam upgrades world's largest river island Majuli to district

Assam upgrades world's largest river island Majuli to district

The 352 square km island was till now a subdivision of Jorhat district. With the upgrade, it has become the 35th district of Assam.

Assam's Majuli to be declared India's first island district today

Assam's Majuli to be declared India's first island district today

Assam Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal, who represents the Majuli assembly seat, will formally upgrade Majuli to a district from sub-division.

Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

At least 49 people have lost their lives and nearly 41 lakh were affected in three waves of flood this year in Assam, the state assembly was informed on Monday.

PM Modi says fight not against Tarun Gogoi, but to bring development in Assam

PM Modi says fight not against Tarun Gogoi, but to bring development in Assam

Addressing a huge poll rally in favour of BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal, Modi said 79-year old Gogoi had been projecting the Assembly elections as a direct fight between him and the Chief Minister.

Suspected ULFA militants kill businessman in Assam

Suspected ULFA militants killed a businessman at Kamalabari chariali area in Majuli island of Assam Friday, a police officer said.

More than 100 fall ill after consuming gram in Assam

More than 100 people fell ill after consuming gram during a meeting in Majuli, the world`s largest river island, in Assam`s Jorhat district, official sources said on Monday.

Assam reels under floods; Majuli and Kaziranga affected

At least 10 districts of Assam were reeling under flood water.

Plan panel approves flood control plan for Majuli

The Planning Commission has given
its investment clearance for a Rs 116-crore flood and erosion
control project in Majuli, the world`a largest river island,
in Assam.