Sesquicentennial celebration of Dhakuakhana MV School kickstarts
The school will celebrate the sesquicentennial jubilee by organizing various programme throughout the upcoming year from January.
LAKHIMPUR: The yearlong sesquicentennial celebration of the Dhakuakhana Government MV School kickstarted with an inaugural ceremony organized on Friday. Being established in 1872, Dhakuakhana Government MV School completed its 150 years in the current year. The school will celebrate the sesquicentennial jubilee by organizing various programme throughout the upcoming year from January.
On Friday, the yearlong programmes of the celebration was inaugurated with the erection of the lai-khuta by Naba Kumar Doley, former Panchayat and Rural Development Minister-cum-incumbant MLA of the Dhakuakhana LAC. The lai-khuta was erected in a festive environment amid the blended notes of Mangal-Badyas. While speaking on the occasion, Naba Kumar Doley commemorated the remarkable contribution of Dhakuakhana people extended to the academic, literary and cultural fields of the State. "The Government of Assam will upgrade 150-year-old Dhakuakhana Government MV School to a model higher secondary school under National Education Policy, 2020. The Chief Minister and Education Minister have already consented that they would initiate steps to build the infrastructure of the school in order to upgrade it to a model higher secondary school," Naba Kumar Doley added. After the erection of the Lai-Khuta, an interactive session of the ex-students of the school was held. It commenced with Chitta Ranjan Das in the chair.