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'Process to resettle landless people who came prior to 1971 has started'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 July 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

Goalpara, July 18: The newly-appointed Deputy Commissioner of Goalpara district, Ghashyam Dass, on Tuesday interacted with the jourlists and expressed his ideas and future planning regarding the developmental works and social works in the district.

“I earned a lot as a software engineer in Gurgaon. But a zeal to serve the people has brought me here,” remarked Dass. He further stated that responsibility towards the society could not be compared with money. “So, I request all the jourlists to dedicate themselves towards building the society,” he added. Meanwhile, he shared several important decisions taken by the administration which would positively impact Goalpara district in the coming days. Answering a query, the DC informed that the administration would allot new land for the Hindu people of Jaleswar area whose cremation ground was washed away in the recent flood.

On the other hand, replying to question on the alleged cattle smuggling through the district, the Deputy Commissioner apprised the jourlists that the administration was mulling to establish a goshala to keep the cattle being rescued from smugglers. Ghashyam Dass further informed the scribes that the administration had already started a process to resettle those landless people who had come to India prior to the year 1971.

The media persons also raised several socio-cultural issues like the preservation of Zamidar Kacharighat, prohibition on spurious liquor and action against cattle smuggling. About 40 members from the District Press Club, Goalpara, District Jourlists’ Forum, AAPKU, Goalpara Press Club and Jourlist Union of India participated in the interaction programme.

Sazzad Alom, ADC and Banti Talukdar, DIPRO, assisted the Deputy Commissioner in his interaction.

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