GUWAHATI, March 8 - In the wake of the law and order situation which occurred in Golaghat town on Monday night, district administration officials convened a meeting with representatives of various social organisations, traders’ bodies, students’ and trade unions in the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office on Tuesday, an official press release stated. Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Commissioner Gaurav Bothra assured all present that a magisterial level inquiry will be instituted to bring the culprits to book and that security will be stepped up in all sensitive areas of the district to maintain law and order.
He requested all present not to fuel rumours in order to avoid creating panic among the people and urged the local organisations to help maintain peace and goodwill in the district. He also stressed on the important role of the local media in this connection and urged them to deal with the issue discreetly.
Representatives of various organisations present at the meeting unequivocally condemned the incident that occurred at Silapathar in Dhemaji district and called for urgent penal action against those involved.
The meeting was attended by Superintendent of Police Manabendra Deb Ray, Addl SP Dhruba Bora and senior district administration officials.
Representatives of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), Golaghat district committee, All Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (AATTSA), Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) assured full support and cooperation to the district administration in maintaining peace in the district. Members of the All Assam Bengali Yuba Students’ Federation also submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner in this connection citing that the organisation was in no way involved in the incident that occurred in Silapathar and assured all possible help to the district administration in maintaining peace and harmony in the district.
Office bearers and representatives of CPI, BJP, Golaghat Nagarik Mancha, ACMS, AAMSU, Golaghat Thana Committee, Assam Chambers of Commerce, United Chambers of Commerce, OBC Students’ Union, Golaghat Sanmilita Nagarik Mancha were also present in the meeting.