SIVASAGAR, May 11 - Sivasagar Deputy Commissioner Lakhinandan Gogoi has constituted Revenue Circle-wise teams for taking precautionary measures in view of the unhygienic sale of fish in markets and by unauthorised roadside vendors who sell fish in the open or on the footpaths.
Four teams � one for Sivasagar, Amguri, Demow and Nazira � have been set up. The Additional Deputy Commissioner (Fishery), Sivasagar will be the overall in-charge of the supervisory teams. The teams of the respective Revenue Circles will visit all recognised fish markets to ensure that fish are preserved in hygienic condition so that it does not have any adverse impact on the health of consumers.
Protest against veterinary doctor: The Satra Mukti Sangram Samity and the Tai Ahom Satra Santha took out an agitational programme against a veterinary doctor, Dr Indu Bora of Borahibari Veterinary Hospital, following allegations that she administered tape worm vaccine instead of African Swine Fever vaccine to over 1,000 pigs, and two of them died afterwards. The pig owners are now demanding compensation for the loss of the pigs and action against the doctor.
Rotary Club donates masks, sanitizers: As a gesture of gratitude to frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19, the Rotary Club of Sibsagar donated more than 2,000 masks and sanitizers to health workers, police and traffic personnel, sanitation workers, mediapersons and common people across Sivasagar district in the past few days. The Rotary Club of Sibsagar has also set up handwashing stations for common people at strategic locations in Sivasagar town.