Morning News Nuggets
Ulfa (I) chief Paresh Baruah have announced to release kidnapped ONGC employee Ritul Saikia from their custody, hours after Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma appealed to the Ulfa chief for Ritul’s release.
Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong asserted that no one can by-pass the Umling entry and exit points even though various social groups have claimed to have apprehended groups of outsiders entering the state.
Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong has given people advice on coping with the lockdown and excessive consumerism – eat vegetables with rice instead of meat with rice.
In view of the increasing cases of COVID-19, the Tura district administration has decided to impose total curfew from 2 pm (May 21) up to 5 am of June 1, informed Deputy Commissioner, Ram Singh.
In yet another fresh incident of killing, one Sanjay Ronghang of Daujingphang was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Karbi Anglong on May 19.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma urged the ULFA (I) Commander-in-Chief Paresh Baruah to release kidnapped ONGC employee Ritul Saikia from their captivity.
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