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AXX felicitates elders on first day of Rongali Bihu

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT


MAHMORA, April 18: Axom Xahitya Xabha (AXX) and association with Xabha's Sivasagar district committee felicitated several elderly people on Wednesday, the first day of Bohag Bihu in their respective homes. A team led by Ratiprabha Gogoi, executive member of AXX and Himkanta Buragohain, adviser of Sivasagar District Xahitya Xabha on behalf of the AXX visited the homes of each person who are over 70 years, having significant contribution to society and felicitated them. Those who were felicitated with gamosa and citation are Ajit Bordoloi, Durga Shyam, Labanya Chaliha and Surya Kumar Baruah of Sapekhati area, freedom fighter Matram Hatimuria of Tingalibam Bahbari area and Tarun Gogoi, Tulashi Neog, Thanuram Neog, Hireswar Sangmai, Tufan Sangmai and Bani Sangmai of Baruah gar area of the district. The team also felicitated noted educationist and former Professor of Sori College Kaliram Gogoi with a bihuan and a citation. The Sabha has been celebrating the day as Nijor Din, since the time Kaksen Deka was its president. The idea of celebrating the day is to spread the tradition of respecting elderly people.

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