DEMOW, Aug 30: The Assam Science Society, Demow branch, in collaboration with the Assam Science Technology and Environment Council under the department of Science, Technology and Climate Change, government of Assam, conducted a three-day Bijnan Chetana Jatra: Drive against Superstition on August 26, August 28, and August 29 in three schools. The final day of the program was held on Tuesday at Bamrajabari High Medium School.
Arup Kumar Dutta, president of Assam Science Society Demow branch, presided over the event, and Mahendra Kurmi, secretary of the same branch, acted as the anchor. Khirud Deori, headmaster of Bamrajabari High Medium School, delivered the welcome speech at the program. The event included various activities and presentations.
Dr Wakidur Rahman, librarian of Demow College, delivered a lecture on overcoming superstitions and dispelling beliefs in evil powers within society. The lecture aimed to promote rational thinking and scientific understanding among the attendees. Naba Kumar Bori, a teacher, conveyed the vote of thanks, expressing gratitude for the participation and support.
The ‘Bijnan Chetana Jatra’ program concluded successfully on Tuesday, contributing to the advancement of scientific awareness and critical thinking among students and the community.