Bajali bids farewell to Barpeta, becomes 34th district of Assam

Bajali bids farewell to Barpeta, becomes 34th district of Assam

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BAJALI: Bajali in Lower Assam finally became a full-fledged district on Tuesday as Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi sanctioned the formation of the new administrative district for administrative expediency.

With this, Bajali has become the 34th district of the state.

An official notification said that the whole area of the existing Bajali civil subdivision of Barpeta district will be the new district with its headquarter at Madan Rauta Nagar of Pathsala.

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Last year, the state cabinet had approved a proposal to make Bajali, a full-fledged district of Assam.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Assam Cabinet that was held last year in August at the administrative staff college in Khanapara, Guwahati.

At least 10 officials have been appointed in the new district, and a further 85 posts have been created in Bajali to pave way for a new administration, officials informed.

On 27 June 2016, one more district was announced by Sarbananda Sonowal, taking the total number from 32 to 33 which was Majuli (carved out of the Northern parts of Jorhat).

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jan 13, 2021