Covid-19 hospital

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Assam Converts Football Stadium Into 300 Bed Hospital In 20 Days

As a preparation for the third wave of COVID-19, the Assam government has converted a football stadium into a 300-bed hospital. The temporary hospital was inaugurated by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on June 10 at the Sarusajai Stadium complex in Guwahati. With the help of The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the hospital was built in 20 days at a cost of Rs 21.46 crore.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 08:22 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Covid-19, Assam, Himanta Biswas, Hospitals, Football Stadium

Courtesy: NDTV

Assam health minister

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Assam To Not Put A Blanket Ban On Crackers, Calls For Self-Restraint

The health minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma on November 10 said that the Hindus have the right to celebrate their festivals and there will be no restrictions on bursting crackers. He further called for “self-restraint” from revellers for Covid-19 safety. However, the Pollution Control Board (PCB) Assam has put forward dates on which there will be complete ban on firecrackers in Guwahati. 

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 04:07 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Himanta Biswas, Firecrackers, Assam, Coronavirus

Courtesy: The Economic Times

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Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma Not Interested in Contesting Assembly Polls

Assam Health Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's contriver Himanta Biswa Sarma on August 25 said that he was not "interested in contesting the assembly elections" due next year. While saying he intends just to contribute for the party and the state, Sarma tweeted, "My only ambition is to see a BJP government with 100+ seats.” Sarma had been in headlines over news reports of him being the chief ministerial candidate. 

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 05:04 PM / by Kajol Pravina

Tags: Assam assembly elections, Health Minister, Himanta Biswas, BJP

Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle