After the recent debacle in the Delhi assembly election, the results of polls to civic bodies in Assam came out positive for the BJP as the party Thursday won 340 of 746 municipal board and town committee wards in the state.
The Assam Government has constituted a one-man committee to enquire into the Golaghat incident in the state on August 19 when one person died in a road accident while trying to escape police action during a protest.
The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Opposition Asom Gana Parishad and the Assam Tea Tribes Students` Association, to protest against yesterday`s police firing in Golaghat in which three persons were killed, paralysed normal life across the state.
A large number of people on Wednesday blocked the NH-37 by burning tyres and felling trees on the road at Borsapori, Borjuri and Kuruwabahi in protest against the police action in Rongajan in Golaghat district.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said the state government would submit a detailed report to the Union Home Ministry on the recent violence along the Assam-Nagaland border which claimed nine lives in Golaghat district.
The situation was on Saturday peaceful along the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district, where eleven people have died so far, but nearly ten thousand people have fled their homes to take shelter in relief camps.
The toll in a firing incident near the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district of Assam rose to 11 Friday with the recovery of nine more bodies, officials said, as simmering tension continued in the area.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday apprised Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh of the situation at Uriamghat in Golaghat district where a person was killed in firing by miscreants from across Nagaland and sought additional central paramilitary forces for the area.