'Despite people being educated, superstitions have not been elimited from the society'
FROM A CORRESPONDENT
GAURISAGAR, April 3: The folklores, traditions and hearsays have enriched our human society but it has no scientific and realistic alysis yet. If we declined it without scientific alysis it will affect our society. This was stated by Tuwaram Khanikar, retired professor, SMD College said while delivering a lecture on the role of education in elimiting of superstition in the second day programme of Hafaluting High School golden jubilee.
Dr. Jugal Khargharia, Associate Professor, Swahid Peolee Phukan College, mti and Atul Gogoi, retired Principal, Deoraja Peoples H.S. School also delivered speech as the appointed speakers in programme.
The symposium was iugurated by Dr. Hemonta Kumar Phukan, Principal, Sibsagar Girls College. In his speech he said that despites people being educated superstitions have not elimited from the society.
He also rrated about the rising cases of witch hunting specially in Sonitpur, Kokrajhar and Chirang districts where literary rate is 60 percent.
In the morning session the souvenir Ayon published on the occasion was unveiled by Dr. Prakash Katoky, former Principal, Sibsagar College. In the function a bibliography Ujai Bhatiai Mor Jjbonor Kahini of noted freedom fighter and educationist Deben Chandra th was released by Dr. Bhula Gogoi, former Principal ,Science College, Jorhat. Two other books—Ganitor Bikhoye Kisu Katha written by Karu Mahanta and Nitisikhyar Eto Sito by Mi th were also released in the event.
Jorhat MP Kamakhya Prasad Tassa also attended the function as a guest on honor.