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Gogoi meets PM, Chidambaram, Sonia

delhi Updated: Jun 10, 2009 20:33 IST

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In the wake of recent terror incidents in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and apprised him about state's law-and -order situation and steps being taken to check violence.

Gogoi, who also met Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, said that barring some incidents of violence in North Cachar Hill district and Bodo-dominated areas, the law and order situation in the state was "by and large peaceful".

"Except in North Cachar Hills and some Bodo areas, situation is by and large peaceful," he told reporters here.

Gogoi said he had apprised the Prime Minister about the flood situation in Assam and requested for liberal financial aid.

During his meeting with Chidambaram, the chief minister briefed him about the steps being taken to tighten security in the areas where several violent incidents have taken place in recent past.

During the day, Gogoi met Union Surface Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath and urged him to speed up the construction of East-West corridor in Assam.

He also met Sonia Gandhi and discussed with her holding of organisational elections of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee