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Covid-19: Golaghat In Quarantine

Covid-19: Golaghat In Quarantine Golaghat town in quarantine By Mithu Das   March 30, 2020 The whole India is being placed on lockdown for twenty-one days—from 24 March to 13 April—preventing further spread of coronavirus, and it has hardly passed 7 days that I'm getting bored staying at home. You can’t go outside except that you need to buy some medicines or groceries. You can't drive a car, you can't ride a motorcycle, you cant ride a bicycle, or even you can't walk the street. I really hate this virus. Covid-19 is caused by

Anti-CAA Protest In Assam Hasn't Come From Out Of The Blue

Anti-CAA Protest In Assam Hasn't Come From Out Of The Blue Tyres were being burned to protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill at Bengenakhowa Chariali, Golaghat (12 December 2019; 4:27pm). By Mithu Das   January 03, 2020 AASU and other student bodies started protesting against Citizenship Amendment Bill  since it was tabled in the Union Cabinet meeting. The Bill, they said, doesn't meet Assam Accord. Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Assam bandh was continuing for the third consecutive day in my hometown Golaghat. At around 10:30 in the morning, I

The Death of Shakyamuni

The Death of Shakyamuni The Death of the Buddha. By Mithu Das   November 13, 2019 Before he died, the last message Shakyamuni Buddha gave his disciples was: "Be a torch unto yourselves". It was December, 482 BC(?), Shakyamuni or the Buddha—who was eighty years old then—was en rout to Kuśināra (present-day Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India). He was accompanied by Ananda, his first cousin, and several other disciples. In the late December, they crossed the Ganges river and arrived at a village called Bailva. There they stayed