GUWAHATI: Lower Assam’s Bajali became a full-fledged district on Tuesday as Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi sanctioned the formation of the new administrative district for administrative expediency.
With this Bajali became the 34th district of the state.
An official notification said that the whole area of the existing Bajali civil subdivision of Barpeta district will be the new district with its headquarter at Madan Rauta Nagar of Pathsala.
Last year, the state cabinet had approved a proposal to make Bajali, a full-fledged district of Assam.
At least 10 officials have been appointed in the new district, and a further 85 posts have been created in Bajali to pave way for a new administration.