ASSAM NEWS

Meet against superstition

A Correspondent
JORHAT, June 29: Member of Brothers and human rights activist cum social worker Dibyajyoti Saikia appealed to the people not to believe in rumours and superstitions. He made the appeal at a meet organized by Brothers, a national level social organization and supported by Jorhat Police held at District Library Pitambor Dev Goswami Auditorium in Jorhat on Friday. Since sometime, rumours of various hues and colour have caused immense harm to the society. That being the reality, Saikia apprised the meet that it is the responsibility of the elders and responsible persons to guide the society in the right direction so that the rumours fail to find receiver. He pointed out that in certain areas happening of untoward incidents based on rumours is over 50 percent. In order to fight the rumour mongers he advocated for organizing of more awareness meets while batting for the use of audio-visual methods to demonstrate what is right and what is wrong. Earlier, the awareness programme was inaugurated by Jorhat SP Vaibjhav Nimbalkar who requested the people not to believe in baseless rumours.