FROM A CORRESPOPNDENT
BISWATH CHARIALI, Aug 25: Members of the Sonitpur District Congress Committee (APCC) today blocked the tiol highways 15 here to draw the attention of the Central Government to the deplorable condition of these vital roads in the State. The programme was carried out from 11 am.
On Monday also the Congress members carried out the protest programme in the districts of gaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Lakhimpur, Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, Morigaon, Cachar and Hailakandi. APCC president Anjan Dutta took part in the blockade programme at Ramgar, Silchar. MP Susmita Dev also took part in the Ramgar programme. The Congress members will carry out the programme in Sonitpur district as well as in some parts of Dibrugarh district tomorrow, the press release added. It may be mentioned that earlier, the repairing works of the tiol highways were done by the State government and for this, the fund was provided by the Centre. At present, the repairing works are also done by the Central government.