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Raj Bhavan will be open to the public for interaction with governor Shivcharan Mathur at 11am for an hour on Mondays and Thursdays, a Raj Bhavan communiqué stated on Friday. The governor will listen to people’s grievances during the interaction. People can call at 0361-2540500 from 10am to 5pm to receive any information on the governor’s grievance redressal cell.
An Iskcon Heritage Festival will be held at the Iskcon temple in Ulubari from Sunday, coinciding with Janmastami celebrations. A series of competitions have been arranged for schoolchildren.
The National Commission for Economically Backward Classes met several organisations on Friday on the demand for reservation for this category. They also met the governor, the chief secretary and minister Pramila Rani Brahma.
Representatives from all major indigenous groups in the Northeast will attend the conclave on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and The Indigenous People of North East India at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra on Saturday. Neighbouring cou tries like Bhutan will also attend the meet.
A city court on Friday remanded Subrata Chanda, 26, who was arrested on Thursday with two gelatin sticks and two detonators, in police custody for four days. He was arrested from the Inter-State Bus Terminus at Betkuchi.
The Guwahati Pain and Palliative Care Society recently met at Durga Nath Hemo Prova Hazarika Memorial Palliative Care Clinic to discuss relief for cancer patients.
The Academic Staff College, Gauhati University, has invited applications for training on basics of remote sensing, GIS and GPS. Students can avail the course, beginning August 25, free of charge.
The Vivekananda Social Welfare Organisation organised a health camp recently.
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