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.
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.
Courtesy: The Economic Times
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.
Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle