TANGLA, July 10: People from villages and small towns chase big dreams, they chase their fantasies, work hard with determination and taste success. Most of the successful persons in the world who have established their footprints in cities come from villages or small towns. This was the observation made by journalist Paragmoni Aditya. While attending the first alumni meet of Arunodoi Junior College at Bordoloi Bhavan in Tangla on Tuesday, Aditya further exhorted the students to fix their goals and work hard with dedication to achieve them. “The precious and crucial period of academic life should be utilized in a proper manner to climb the ladder of success,” said Aditya. He also exhorted the students for judicious and timely use of social media sites and urged them to uphold moral and social ethics in their life. Earlier, the day-long celebrations began with hoisting of flag, plantation of saplings, cultural rally which was followed by an open session where the souvenir Pantheon was released by Bhergaon SDO(C) D. Hazarika. The session inaugurated by Principal of the institute, Pranabjyoti Das, was attended by a host of alumni from different parts of the country. In the interactive session, the alumni reminisced the nostalgic moments of their college days. A cultural programme was held on the occasion along with a fashion show and cultural night.