Guwahati. Feb. 13: The AIUDF on Thursday appointed MLA Swapan Kar as the deputy leader of its party in place of Ataur Rahman Mazarbhuyia.
Mazarbhuyia was suspended from the party for being absent during the Rajya Sabha polls.
The Assam unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will launch a Jharu Yatra (broom campaign) from Saturday for a door-to-door campaign urging people to vote against candidates with charges of corruption, crime and “dynastic background” ahead of the Lok Sabha poll.
Directive: A division bench of Gauhati High Court comprising Chief Justice A.M. Sapre and Justice Ujjal Bhuyan today directed the Assam government to complete construction of the auditorium at Sankaradeva Kalakshetra within December 31. The order was issued during hearing of a PIL seeking completion of the work.
Protest turns violent: Members of All Assam NREGA Employee Development Council and All Assam Trained Home Guards Association, who had been staging protests at Dispur Last Gate since Monday against non-fulfilment of their various demands, today turned aggressive and broke the bamboo barricades (in UB Photos picture) that police had put up at the protest site.
The police and Kamrup metro administration officials rushed to the spot to control the situation.