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telegraphindia.com 09 Sep, 2021 13:30 am

Himanta orders high-level probe in Brahmaputra boat capsize

Himanta orders high-level probe in Brahmaputra boat capsize
Mismanagement found to be the prime reason for the accident, says Assam CM

Sarma said a marine engine costs around Rs 10 lakh, which will be provided to willing private owners by the government immediately after their application.Talking about the much-delayed bridge between Jorhat and Majuli, Sarma said it was a EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract and the drawing of the structure has been submitted to the central government.Sarma also said a total of 90 persons were travelling on the ill-fated private boat.Sarma said the deceased was identified as Parimita Das, who hails from Guwahati and was working as a faculty in Rangachahi College in Majuli.

You will see the situation improving considerably in the next 10-15 days," Sarma said.A system has to be there," Sarma said.

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