Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on September 23rd, 2019, ordered a high
Sonowal directed the Commissioner of Transport, Assam, Virendra Mittal to conduct an inquiry into the incident. He also directed the health department and the deputy commissioners of Sivasagar and Dibrugarh district to provide support including medical facilities to the injured persons.
A total of seven out of nine deceased passengers have been identified so far. They are Hiranya Jyoti Chetia, advisor of the Dhemaji wing of the All Assam Students’ Union; Purna Kanta Sarma, employee at ITI Tinsukia; Subrata Bora of
The injured persons are Rashmi Rekha Kachari; Islam Ahmed of Saulkora, Dibrugarh; Pradip Dihingia of Demow, Debashish Nath of Furkating; Bipul Tamuli of Teok; Kudus Ali of Morigaon; Bhageswar Baruah of Betbari;
As per information, the Ultra bus, which was en route to Dibrugarh town from Sivasagar, skidded off the road and collided with a Jorhat bound traveller at Demow tehsil along the National Highway 37 on Monday morning.
Inputs: Sanjay Pareek
Photo: Iftikar Rahman