From a Correspondent
Haflong, September 30: A two-day tiol semir on ‘Bridging the gap: Mainstream Politics and the Identity Movement in North East India’, sponsored by the UGC and organized by the Department of Political Science and Arts Academic Forum, was iugurated by Phainendra Judung, Director, Higher Education, Government of Assam, at the semir hall of Haflong Government College on Thursday.
This semir has been organized with the aim to understand the complexity of politics happening in India due to sub-tiolization and the identity crisis of indigenous people and how to resolve the conflict that is happening due to gap in tiol politics and regiol politics.
The iugural function was started with the lighting of a lamp by Phainendra Jidung who attended the semir as the chief guest. Among others, Prof T T Haokip of NEHU, attended as the keynote speaker while Prof D. Bhattacharjee, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Assam University, Silchar, Brig S P Viswasrao, Commander, 22 Sector attended as the guests of honour. Dr Mijur Rahman, Principal, Haflong Government College, presided over the iugural function of the tiol semir.
Dr Rakhimani Gogoi, Head of the Department of Political Science, Haflong Government College, explained the aims and objectives of the semir and hoped that the semir would be a grand success since there had been very good response from the participants who had submitted their papers relating to the aim and objective of the semir.
Earlier, all the guests were felicitated with traditiol clothes of different communities living in Dima Hasao.