|Police district opened at Hatsingimari|
HATSINGIMARI, Jan 2 – After a long wait, the Government of Assam has responded to the appeal of the people of South Salmara Mankachar subdivision and opened the police district at its headquarters at Hatsingimari on January 1 in the presence of the Agriculture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka.
On this occasion, a meeting was held at Kharuabanda POP at Hatsingimari which was presided over by Nazrul Islam, DC, Dhubri. The Agriculture Minister who was the chief guest inaugurated the police district by hoisting the flag at the newly-opened SP’s office. Mridulanand Sharma, SP Dhubri, Mihirjit Gion, newly-appointed SP of Hatsingimari, Zabed Islam, MLA of Mankachar, Ananta Lal Gani, SDO (Civil), Hatsingimari, Wazed Ali Chowdhury, ex-Minister, Tanzina Khan, chairperson, Dhubri Zila Parishad, Dr MR Mondal, ex-MLA, Nazibul Omor ex-MLA, Abu Taher Bepari, advisor, VDP, CRPF and Army officials and other dignitaries were present and addressed the meeting.
In his speech, Nilamoni Sen Deka said that after this police district, the Government of Assam will take a decision on upgrading the subdivision into and administrative district within a very short time. He also expressed satisfaction over the production of cashewnut in Mankachar area, which is famous in India and said that the Government of Assam will declare Mankachar as a cashewnut special region.
It is to be mentioned here that South Salmara Mankachar subdivision was declared in 1983 and since then the people have been demanding to upgrade it into a full-fledged administrative district, because three sides of this subdivision are surrounded by the national and international borders with Meghalaya and Bangladesh while the only open side is also blocked by the river Brahmaputra for which the region has become a haven for various anti-social and anti-national elements.