From a Correspondent
TANGLA, April 24: Only through proper education a society can dream of upholding the culture and tradition of a community. Education and culture cannot be divorced from each other. This was the observation made by senior jourlist Diganta Kr. Sarma speaking on the second day’s programme of the 7th Sadou Ratanpur Rongali Bihu Sanmilani at Ratanpur near Tangla on Monday.
Iugurating the cultural stage, Sarma called upon the people to uphold culture and tradition in the purest form. He further added that Rongali Bihu should be the opportunity of preaching the message of brotherhood among all sections of the society. Senior jourlist Ujjal Das and jourlist Shajid Khan were also feted with Bihuwan on the occasion.
Earlier, the day-long programme was initiated with marathon race among youths followed by flag hoisting by Maneswar Boro, president of the celebration committee, which was followed by plantation of saplings, sports and quiz competition and go-as-you-like competition. The village youths also danced to the tune of Bihu songs accompanied by the dhol and pepa.