With this, the number of arrests in connection with the incident has increased to a dozen including six employees of Inland Water Transport Department.
Jorhat SP Ankur Jain said that three people working in the private boat were picked up for questioning, while several officials were summoned for recording their statements.
CM Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement while visiting Neamatighat in Jorhat where a collision between two ferries or mechanised boats on Wednesday had left a 28-year-old woman dead.
After visiting the accident site with senior officials, the Chief Minister told reporters that initial probe indicated 'mismanagement' to be the prime reason for the accident.
The CM said as per the initial probe, mismanagement was found to be the prime reason for the accident, which happened on Wednesday evening.
One person was confirmed dead after a private boat heading to Majuli sank on Wednesday evening.
While 42 others survived after they managed to swim ashore, the locals claimed there were 100-120 passengers.
According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.
Admiral Ghormade has had extensive operational tenures onboard frontline warships of the Indian Navy that included commanding guided missile frigate INS Brahmaputra.
The Water Resources department has been implementing erosion protection schemes from time to time as per necessity at the affected sites, he said.
Wild animals of Kaziranga National Park were seen moving to higher grounds by crossing National Highway 37.
China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet, which is firmly rejected by India.
Based on reports received from families, Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said two persons were missing in the boat tragedy on Wednesday.
An integral part of the diverse Assamese culture is under threat of being washed away by the mighty Brahmaputra.
Residents of Brahmaputra's river islets in Assam's Dhubri district bordering Bangladesh have realised that they are counted only as votes.