Assam CM hand over appointment letters to kin of Majuli ferry accident victims


Guwahati: Keeping  his words, Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma handed over appointment letters to Ruprekha Senapoti Borah, the widowed wife of Indreswar Borah and Madumita Das, sister of Parimita Das who were of the Majuli boat-capsize victims.

The appointment letters were handed over to the respective people by the Chief Minister in Guwahati.

A few days ago, the Assam Cabinet finalized government jobs for the wife of Indreswar Bora and the sister of Parimita Das.

Madumita Das, sister of Parimita Das is appointed as  the Lecturer at State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), while Ruprekha Senapoti Borah has been appointed as a Grade IV employee in  Lakhimpur District Primary Education Officer’s Office. 

Taking to Twitter Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote, “Though loss of human lives can’t be compensated, we’re trying to help next of kin of those who died at Nimatighat ferry incident. Gave away appointment letters to Smt Madhumita Das, sister of deceased Parinita Das, & Smt Ruprekha Bora Senapati, wife of deceased Indreswar Bora.”

The Chief Minister also announced that the family of Dr. Bikramjit Baruah who too lost his life in the tragic ferry accident will receive his full salary till his retirement.  Financial help will be provided to the deceased family members when required.

While the family of Dr Bikramjit Baruah, who too perished, will get full salary till his retirement,financial help will be given to families of all the deceased when required.

Education Dept to get along with Finance Dept to ensure that appointees get their first salary in time.

— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) January 8, 2022

Bora and Das lost their lives in the Majuli boat capsize in the Brahmaputra.

Parismita Das, Indreswar Borah and his wife were the passengers of the single-engine ferry named Ma Kamala which capsized and drowned in the Brahmaputra after the collision of the ferry with another double engine ferry named SB Tikirai on September 8.

During the tragic ferry accident, Indreswar Borah managed to recover his wife and other passengers on the ferry. Then he went missing in the Brahmaputra till September 12. His body was recovered on that day at the edge of the Brahmaputra at a place named Bhasa Tapu under Biswanath Ghat area and cremated on the same day at his house campus.