Forest officials rushed to the site to control the situation. They suspect that the tiger might have strayed out of Kaziranga National Park or Nameri National Park and Forest Reserve.
State Congress president Ripun Bora told reporters that the party flag will fly at half-mast for the next three days and all scheduled programs have been canceled.
The 84-year old veteran Congressman, who died from post-COVID complications on Monday, was a Nehru-Gandhi family loyalist.
The 86-year-old Congress veteran was suffering from post-COVID-19 complications. Over the past three months, since he tested positive for COVID-19, he had been in and out of the GMCH.
Officials said shops, business establishments, private offices, educational institutions remained closed and vehicles stayed off the roads due to the bandh from 5 am.
The demonstrators were protesting against a government plan to rehabilitate over 6,000 Brus in Kanchanpur sub- division.
They wanted to shift it to the national highway in Panisagar. There was some violence.
Vandana Urang, who hails from the Namroop Tea Estate in Dibrugarh district, took over the Twitter account from 9-11 am and shared her opinion on “reimagining education” in Assam.
BJP stalwart Himanta Biswa Sarma said his party's alliance with the BPF was for a period of five years and it would not be renewed following expiry.
The BJP allied with BPF during the 2016 assembly polls for five years but after this period the alliance will not be renewed, Sarma said while addressing a press conference.
The gruesome incident took place on Wednesday night at Misamora tea estate in the Dergaon police station area, a senior police official said.
Neighbours sensed something fishy in the house of the accused at Demowmukh, where six children were kept in confinement on the advice of a 'bez' (sorcerer), they said.
The worst industrial disaster of the Northeast took away the lives of three employees of the PSU major and injured several others.
The women were sent for medical examination and other necessary formalities are being carried out, the police officer said.
Assam scribe's death: Protesting journalists seek fair probe into suspected murder in 'hit-and-run' case
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had on Thursday ordered a probe by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police.