DIBRUGARH: The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed here at the auditorium of Dibrugarh Bengali High School here on Friday under the aegis of Sarba Siksha Mission in association with Lahowal and Borbaruah education development blocks.
The Inspector of the School of Dibrugarh district, Dipika Chowdhury formally inaugurated the function by lighting a traditional lamp. Assistant School Inspector of Lahowal educational block, Rinti Borgohain also graced the occasion
The programme started with a Jyoti Sangeet sung by Rupohi Das, a specially-abled student. Specially-abled students who passed the Higher secondary examination with good marks were felicitated with awards. Rohit Das of Dibrugarh, Nandeswar Chakraborty School was awarded with Perona award comprising a TV, xarai and gamosa.
BARPETA: Along with the rest of the country, in Barpeta also the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed in the main office of Barpeta district Bikalanga Santha (Barpeta District Disabled Society), which was jointly organized by Digital Journalists' Union and district Bikalanga Santha. Addressing the meeting as a chief guest, the Deputy Commissioner of Barpeta, Tej Prasad Bhushal stated that physical disability was not the barrier of the progress of a person. Many disabled persons of the world had become famous for their works and achieved success in their lives. The meeting was presided over by Kamalesh Baishya, journalist of Barpeta, whereas a specially-abled student Purnima Kalita was given the Prerona Bota. Veteran journalist and litterateur Akshay Kumar Misra delivered an inspiring speech for the specially-abled people.
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