From a Correspondent
RANGIA, Feb 9: The Ministry of Culture Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, with the help of Graphic World, a local NGO, organized a day-long semir on promotion and dissemition of traditiol culture and art elements for sustaible development of the Bodo community (plain tribes). It was held here at Dholkuchi HS School near Rangia recently.
The semir, presided over by Dharani Dhar Das, Principal of Dholkuchi HS School, was attended by local MLA of Rangia, Bhabesh Kalita, EM of BTAD, Maheswar Basumatary, Hitendra th Sarma, tiol award winner and special faculty member from Nehru Yuva Kendra Sanghathan (NYKS), president Khijir Ahmed and Dipanjali Kalita from Graphic World, who spoke on the occasion. They also highlighted the aspects as how rich traditiol culture of the community could set a mega platform of unity. The participants were apprised of the significance of practicing one’s own culture, etiquettes in order to build the bond of fraternity in spite of varied existing culture of numerous tribes, both in the plains and hills.
In the context to Bodo art, the participants highlighted all the essential aspects to preserve and practice it for its existence. Later, a cultural programme focusing on promotion of traditiol Bodo culture was organized where different local Bodo youths presented their cultural items, mesmerizing all.