"As the governor of Assam, I am chancellor of 17 universities. I look for quality education and I want students to concentrate on achieving quality education first. Universities are meant for education, not for politics," Mukhi said.
Speaking about the abrogation of Article 370, Ravi said, “What has happened in Jammu and Kashmir... the reorganisation of the region... is essentially the correction of an old sin which was doing a lot of harm to us.”
From November 1, the responsibility of serving midday meals in schools has been given to NGOs in Assam. Cachar Deputy Commissioner said while no official complaint had been received about the quality of food, the matter is being looked into.
Silchar MP and Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev also expressed concern over the shortage of infrastructure and feared that it would be very difficult to finish the task of hearing those excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) within the stipulated period of 120 days.
Local BJP MLA Mihir Kanti Shome came up with a bizarre logic that these rare birds are “imported and not Indian”. He said, “These birds are raised artificially and meant for entertaining people, so I don’t see anything wrong in using them as a part of the decoration."
"It has been proven by modern scientists that if we can play the flute in a special tune, which Lord Krishna used to do, the amount of milk increases multiple times," Paul said, at the opening ceremony of a folk festival in Silchar on Sunday evening.