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AASU observes Swahid Divas in Duliajan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 Jan 2016 12:00 AM GMT


DULIAJAN, JANUARY 18: Duliajan Anchalik Chatra Santha observed Sawhid Divas on Monday near the OIL’s Industrial area, Duliajan in memory of four martyrs mely Kumud Gogoi, Ajit Neog, Nripen Borah and gen Deka who lost their lives during the oil blockade as part of the Assam Agitation which took place on January 18, 1980.

This year Duliajan AASU observed the 36th Swahid Divas in front of OIL’s industrial area in memory of these four martyrs. As part of the programme, today morning at first the flag was hoisted by Duliajan AASU president Rubul Gogoi. After the flag hoisting, girl students from various school and colleges of Duliajan and its neighbouring areas performed chorus. As per programme, the smirti tarpan was performed by Dur Das, Bhadra Sonowal, Hemodhar Gogoi and martyrs’ family members. Floral tribute was offered by Lakhimi Phukan Neog, Principal of Duliajan Girls’ College, former Duliajan AASU president Arun Sepoty and eminent educationist Arun Bordoloi. On this occasion, a souvenir was also released by Lurin Jyoti Gogoi, general secretary of AASU central committee. Dipankar th and Lurin Jyoti Gogoi, president and secretary of AASU central committee said that the leaders of the Assam Movement had forgotten the main issues after becoming ministers and MLAs.

am kirtan, gayan-bayon and dihaan am were performed by the devotees of Duliajan and its neighbouring areas and students of various schools. In the programme, Purkanta Hazarika, retired Principal of Duliajan College, Bhupen Saikia, former vice-president of Axam Xahitya Xabha, Gunindra th Phukon, Principal of Bhadoi Junior College, Madhu Gogoi and Sarat Konower, president and secretary of Dibrugarh district AASU committee along with former AASU leaders, Anil Gogoi, AASU organizing secretary, teachers of schools and colleges and many dignitaries were present.

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