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Guwahati: people in any emergency within Guwahati limits should now dial 112 instead of 100.

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The Guwahati Police Department has announced that in the event of an emergency within the city limits, residents should dial 112 instead of 100.

In response to the number change, Commissioner of Police Diganta Barah stated that dial 100 has been replaced with dial 112. The number will be Guwahati’s official Emergency Response Support System (ERSS).

CP Barah also stated that the ERSS service will be changed to 112 across the state and that people will be able to contact them in case of an emergency.


People can call the number for health, police, and fire emergencies, he added.

The response, like the dial 100 option, is expected to be prompt.

In addition, the CP urged all landlords to keep track of their tenants. Landlords have been instructed to report any suspicious activity by tenants.

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The Assam government named senior IPS officer Diganta Barah as the new Commissioner of Guwahati Police on Tuesday.

Harmeet Singh, who was transferred to Assam Police Headquarters as Special Director General of Police, will be replaced by Barah (Administration).

Borah, a 2004-batch IPS officer, previously served as the Commissioner and Secretary in the Assam government’s Home & Political and Information & Public Relations departments.

Other senior police officers were also transferred by the state government.

Sudhakar Singh, the Deputy Commissioner (East) of the Guwahati Police Department, has been appointed as the new Superintendent of Police in the Nalbari district.

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