Karbi Anglong SP Debajit Deuri said a group of KPLT cadres, which was holed up in two huts inside the reserved forest, opened fire on the joint operation team when the latter got close and asked them to surrender.
“Khandu may be new to politics, but the way he planned his strategy, to push both Nabam Tuki and the Congress out of power, was a masterstroke,” he said. From zero MLAs, PPA now has 43 members in the House.
The Indian Express had first reported on September 3 that Rajkhowa had been asked to put in his papers “on health grounds” — weeks after the Supreme Court restored the Congress government in the state.
The report cited a previous finding according to which most rhino horns from Assam used to earlier move first to Nepal then on to China, with only about one-tenth of the traffic crossing the Indo-Myanmar border.
Honoured by Asam Sahitya Sabha with the ‘Sahityacharya’ title in 2010, Bhattacharyya’s best-known collections of poems include “Ei Kunwolite, Cherashalir Malita, Bidai Phular Din, Ahata Sapon and Noni Asane Gharat.