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SGBG for NCB Hall as heritage structure

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, June 16 � Voluntary organisation Save Guwahati Build Guwahati (SGBG) today voiced its opposition to any move to demolish the historic Nabin Chandra Bordoloi (NCB) Hall and Library and demanded that the authorities concerned should immediately declare the building as a heritage structure.

In its executive committee meeting, the voluntary organisation also voiced its opposition to any move to build or install any building or statue in the NCB Hall campus. � No new building or statue should come up inside the NCB Hall campus,� it said.

Informing this, SGBG general secretary Satyen Doloi told this newspaper this evening that the meeting demanded immediate steps to develop the vacant areas onside the NCB Hall campus into a garden. Moreover, it said the view of the campus should not be blocked by any tall wall.

The SGBG executive committee meeting also called for urgent steps to open the Lakshminath Bezbaroa Road for vehicular traffic, to retrofit the historic North Brook Gate and to develop its surroundings into a park. The Gate and its surroundings should be handed over to the Archaeology Directorate for proper conservation, it said.

The meeting also opposed the reported move of some circles to install some statues inside the Guwahati Club Rotary. There should not be any structure, statue etc inside the Rotary, it said.

The meeting presided over by SGBG working president Krishna K Barooah, also demanded urgent steps to keep the entire riverfront of the city, between Bhutnath and Sukreswar Devalaya, free from any structure etc and preserve this stretch as an open space for the Guwahatians.

It further said that the life size statue of Md Tayebullah should be installed at the juncture of the KL Barooah Road and the FC Road, near both the Gauhati High Court and the District and Sessions Judges� Court.

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SGBG for NCB Hall as heritage structure

GUWAHATI, June 16 � Voluntary organisation Save Guwahati Build Guwahati (SGBG) today voiced its opposition to any move to demolish the historic Nabin Chandra Bordoloi (NCB) Hall and Library and demanded that the authorities concerned should immediately declare the building as a heritage structure.

In its executive committee meeting, the voluntary organisation also voiced its opposition to any move to build or install any building or statue in the NCB Hall campus. � No new building or statue should come up inside the NCB Hall campus,� it said.

Informing this, SGBG general secretary Satyen Doloi told this newspaper this evening that the meeting demanded immediate steps to develop the vacant areas onside the NCB Hall campus into a garden. Moreover, it said the view of the campus should not be blocked by any tall wall.

The SGBG executive committee meeting also called for urgent steps to open the Lakshminath Bezbaroa Road for vehicular traffic, to retrofit the historic North Brook Gate and to develop its surroundings into a park. The Gate and its surroundings should be handed over to the Archaeology Directorate for proper conservation, it said.

The meeting also opposed the reported move of some circles to install some statues inside the Guwahati Club Rotary. There should not be any structure, statue etc inside the Rotary, it said.

The meeting presided over by SGBG working president Krishna K Barooah, also demanded urgent steps to keep the entire riverfront of the city, between Bhutnath and Sukreswar Devalaya, free from any structure etc and preserve this stretch as an open space for the Guwahatians.

It further said that the life size statue of Md Tayebullah should be installed at the juncture of the KL Barooah Road and the FC Road, near both the Gauhati High Court and the District and Sessions Judges� Court.

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