BIGA observes death anniversary of founder president Chanakya Brahma
The Bodoland Indigenous Games Association (BIGA) on Sunday observed the 9th death anniversary of the founder of the association (late) Chanakya Brahma in Longa Irrigation premises.
KOKRAJHAR: The Bodoland Indigenous Games Association (BIGA) on Sunday observed the 9th death anniversary of the founder of the association (late) Chanakya Brahma in Longa Irrigation premises. The day was also observed in various districts of BTC.
As part of the programme, the president of BIGA Boloram Brahma hoisted the organizational flag in the morning while Roni Bala Brahma, wife of late Chanakya Brahma paid the floral tribute. The EM of Sports and Youth Welfare, BTC Daobaisa Boro, Secretary D. Hazarika, Council Head of the Department (CHD) Jajnabati Mahilary, Public Relations Officer of BTC Sameswar Basumatary, CHD of I&PR Ansuma Mahilary, general secretary of Kokrajhar district Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) Bijel Basunataryt and other leaders of various organizations paid floral tribute to late Chanakya Brahma.
Talking to reporters, BIGA president Boloram Brahma said that the association had been working for the preservation and revival of traditional sports of the Bodo. He said late Brahma founded the BIGA to preserve and revitalise the indigenous games of Bodos. Late Brahma decided to preserve and promote traditional sports and carried out research on indigenous games for at least twenty years, he said, adding that the BIGA will try to fulfil the aspirations and dreams of (late) Chanakya Brahma.
The BIGA also organized an open cash prize competition on Amwl Dimwl (Traditional water game) in the name of its founder president Chanakya Brahma. Altogether 26 teams from Kokrajhar and Chirang participated in the competition.