Published on August 3, 2020 | News Source: Bijay Sankar Bora
Guwahati, 3 August: In view of the incident that took place at Malugram's Ghoniwala area in Silchar town on Sunday last night, various segments of society and representatives of political parties cutting across party lines appealed to help the district administration in restoring peace, and maintaining law and order and communal harmony in the town.
At a meeting convened by the district administration here on Monday, the senior citizens, religious leaders and representatives of political parties resolved to enhance administration-public coordination, quell rumour-mongering and reactivate peace committees for ushering in durable peace and tranquillity in society amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Terming the incident of pelting of stones as handiwork of miscreants out to disturb peace in the society, all the participants demanded stern action against the perpetrators who fomented trouble.
pass on correct and accurate information for the police to act upon.
Silchar MLA, Dilip Kumar Paul said firm steps must be taken to scotch rumours and to book the culprits behind the incident.
Former MP, Sushmita Dev thanked the administration for taking quick action and urged the administration to compensate those affected by the incident. Dev assured that they would help the administration in reaching out to the people.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sumit Sattawan was also present.
Meanwhile, the administration apprehending breach of peace and tranquility, clamped curfew in areas under Malugram Police Outpost with immediate effect.