Bir Chilarai Divas observed


SIVASAGAR, Feb 13: Along with rest of the State, the 507th birth anniversary of Bir Chilarai was observed as Chilarai Divas in Sivasagar district with a day-long programme.

The zira District Koch Rajbongshi Sanmilani organized a programme at zira Rangamancha. The day’s programme began with flag hoisting by Diganta Saikia, followed by lighting of earthen lamp before the image of Bir Chilarai by Dilip Hazarika.

In the afternoon, a semir on the topic ‘Contributions of Koch-Rajbongshi in building Assamese community’, was iugurated by Diganta Saikia, which was attended by Gopal Baruah, Tulsi Gogoi, Khairul Hassan and other dignitaries.