From a Correspondent
Rangia, Jan 25: Bhabesh Kalita, MLA of Rangia constituency, convened a citizens’ meet for the first time in a bid to solve local problems and discuss the developmental issues of greater Rangia constituency and to seek suggestive measures, here at Rangia Raijmel Swahid Krishak Bhavan premises on Wednesday.
The meet was presided over by Nitish Sarma Rtd. teacher of Tulsibari Bahumukhi HS School, and attended by senior citizens, freedom fighters, noted educationists, advocates, businessmen, leading citizens and representatives of the different student bodies and local media persons. They discussed and put forwarded their suggestive views to the local MLA about some projects. Many urged the local MLA to address grievances like poor road communication, draige and construction of bridges at different locations of Rangia. Besides, other major problems were raised before the MLA who was quick and sincere in responding to the public. He said that a lot needed to be done for his constituency by the government.
“I assure the people of the locality to address all the major problems and giving priority to the welfare of all. I am committed to work for the people of Rangia with their positive cooperation, suggestions and advice ,” the MLA said, urging all the people to extend their support and maintain peace, harmony and brotherhood for a developed Rangia.
The people of Rangia also urged the MLA to do needful to set up district headquarter of Kamrup at Rangia instead of Amingaon, to start PG course in Rangia and Mabendra Sarma Girl’s College, to save and modernize the popular cloth mill of Rangia Tulsibari (APOL), to convert the 30-bedded Rangia Civil Hospital to 100 bedded, to start Rangia Model Hospital, to convert all the wooden bridges to concrete bridges, to set up skill development centre at Rangia, to meet the scarcity of doctors at Rangia CHC, among others.
MLA Kalita assured to solve the problems gradually. He also declared that almost Rs 4 crore had been sanctioned for Rangia constituency for the development of the deplorable roads. He declared that a decorative gate in the memory of historical hero Haradutta Biradutta on the approach route to Rangia town would be built. He also spoke about construction of two auditoriums, one at Koniha and the other at Dhulbari near Rangia. The meet concluded following a community feast.