From our Correspondent
MANGALDAI, May 5: Dakshin Mangaldai Anchalik Rongali Bihu Committee, under the aegis of its local public development committee, organized Rongali Bihu programme at the Santipara public ground recently. In the open session Dr Pijush Das, a local youth and prominent neurologist of the State, was felicitated with traditiol xarai, Bihuwan, japi and a citation letter.
Acknowledging the felicitation, the neurologist said, “I am overwhelmed by this love and honour and it will encourage me to serve the people.”
Woman activist, social worker and the newly elected Ward Commissioner of Ward No 1 Smita Rani Das was also felicitated in the meeting.
Earlier iugurating the meeting, Minister for Water Resource, Fisheries and SC Development Basanta Das appreciated the organizers for their efforts to bring all communities together for celebration of Rongali Bihu. Prizes to the winners of the district-level Mukoli Bihu competition held on the previous evening were also distributed in the function.