KARIMGANJ, June 24 � Cachar District Magistrate HK Dev Mahanta has issued an order under Section 144 Cr PC prohibiting any person to move within 500 metres from the Indo-Bangladesh border in Cachar district from 8 pm to 5 am. The order further says no person shall move in Surma river and its bank in Cachar district between this period.
No vehicle shall ply on the border road and PWD road. No person in possession of cattle shall move with cattle within 500 metres of the Indo-Bangladesh border. No person shall carry essential commodities like rice, sugar, mustard oil, salt, bamboo and timber in the belt of 5 km along the Indo-Bangladesh border from 8 pm to 5 am. This order is not applicable in case of government officials on duty and others especially exempted by the District Magistrate, Cachar.
Health camp: Under the auspices of Rupam, a socio-cultural organisation, a health camp was held at Larsing TE recently. A total of 430 patients attended the camp where Dr S Das, Dr S Sarkar examined the health of the patients. Free medicines were also distributed among the patients.
Eye camp: The Lions Eye Hospital and Lions Club of Silchar Central jointly organised an eye camp at Dewan TE recently. Dr Misti Sen of the Lions Eye Hospital examined the eyes of the patients. Free medicines were also provided among the patients.
Water supply schemes: PHE Minister Gautam Roy is keen to bring all the villages of Karimganj district under the water supply schemes. To achieve the goal, PHE Minister has asked the executive engineer, PHE, Karimganj division, Joydev Nath to prepare a list of problem of villages in consultation with the gaon panchayat leaders.
This was disclosed here by the DCC general secretary Dipankar Ghosh. Ghosh said a few backward places are suffering from water-borne deseases due to lack of water supply schemes. Recently, the DCC general secretary met the minister and apprised him of the real position of the district.
Gautam Roy has given an assurance that he will take necessary efforts to make Assam free from water-borne deseases. Regarding Karimganj district, PHE minister informed Dipankar Ghosh that there is no scarcity of funds in implementation of water supply schemes in Karimganj district.
In the meantime, the PHE Minister instructed the PHE,