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25th Rongjali Bwisagu celebrated, call for peace and brotherhood

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 April 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

TANGLA, April 23: The 25th Rongjali Bwisagu celebration which got under way on Saturday concluded here at Tangla on Sunday. The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) Udalguri district committee along with Tangla regiol unit, in a bid to usher brotherhood, love and prosperity among all sections of the society, observed 25th Rongjali Bwisagu (Rongali Bihu) at Tangla Bordoloi Bhavan field.

As a part of the second day’s programme, a multi-diverse cultural rally representing various ethnic communities was taken out throughout the town. The rally was flagged off by Dr. Luke Daimari, Principal of Udalguri College, which was followed by open session iuguration by Dr. Liladhar Brahma, retired medical officer. Cultural troupes representing Bodo, Mishing, Tiwa, Assamese, Rabha and Adivasi communities performed on the occasion.

The programme was attended as chief guest by founder-chief of tiol Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) D.R. bla alias Ranjan Daimary. He said the student body had been organizing the Rongjali Bwisagu every year with an aim to create peaceful coexistence among all sections of the society. He said that Bwisagu (Bihu) was a new day and people of the region should start with new ideas and thinking. He also called upon the people to restore brotherhood among all sections of the society and hoped that the new year would bring total peace and tranquility in the region.

Others who spoke on the open session included Dr. Liladhar Brahma, Dr. Pramila Boro among others. The open session was presided over by Ratendra Daimary, president of Udalguri district committee ABSU. The activists of the ABSU, students of different colleges and general people paid respect to the elders and took their blessings. Leaders of different organizations, intellectuals, senior citizens including secretary of Bodo Sahitya Sabha, Kameswar Boro, college lecturers and people from all walks of life took part in the programme.

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