B’ghat residents rue crater-filled roads

“A group of officials are hand in glove with such encroachers and they are encouraging the local people to occupy government land. The administrative board has remained silent on this. As the drains are occupied, there is no outlet for the water, which now flows on the roads. No one is ready to take the responsibility of the maintenance of the roads,” said one resident of Ward 22, Ranjit Das.

BJP candidate protests continue

It may be recalled here that a group of BJP supporters last night vandalised a party office and set it on fire at Buniadpur in protest against the party's move to nominate Nilanjan Roy as the election candidate there.

S Dinajpur grapples with Covid cases

"The construction work is complete, while electrical work is going on and finishing touches are being given. There will be 95+ beds and 15 beds with ICU facility. We can start the hospital here within four to five days. We will also accommodate safe house patients here," the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr Sukumar Dey, said.