Police have decided to increase naka checking before Durga Puja as a part of special security arrangements to foil any attempt by extremists to disrupt the festivities. The decision was taken at a meeting of city police top brass on Thursday.
An all-faith prayer was held at Gandhi Mandap on Sarania Hill on Thursday to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Opposition councillors of GMC met AGP president Chandra Mohan Patowary on Wednesday to discuss the fallout of a stay passed by a division bench of Gauhati High Court on a single-judge verdict that had quashed Dispurs order to dissolve the elected council of the corporation.
Two books, Kalakram and Manuhar Maje Maje, by ex-minister Nilomoni Sen Deka, were released at the Secretariat auditorium on Wednesday.
The residents of Kumarpara and Fatasil Ambari have lodged a complaint with the GMC over frequent disruption of water supply.