Tamulpur ready to welcome President today
KOKRAJHAR, May 3: The Gwjwn Fwthar, Kachubari of Tamulpur district witnessed a large number of enthusiasts and literature lovers thronging the venue of the ongoing 61st annual conference of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) on Tuesday.
As part of the schedule on the second day, Bodo Sahitya Sabha president Toren Boro hoisted the Sabha flag amidst the huge presence of writer, members of Bodo Sahitya Sabha.
BSS president Toren Boro was honoured with an attractive march past presented by volunteers on the occasion.
Bodo Sahitya Sabha vice-presidents Sitaram Basumatary and Ramela Islary offered floral tribute to the martyrs.
BTR CEM Pramod Boro, ABSU president Dipen Boro were also present in the flag hoisting ceremony.
A book release session was organised on the day with Sitaram Basumatary, vice president of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha in the chair.
Nearly 50 books written by various writers and published by different publishing houses including Gwjwnni Thandwi, souvenir of the reception committee of the conference was released that saw an environment of healthy literature creativities among the writers.
Noted educationist and former Assam minister Thaneswar Boro, president of Assam Sahitya Sabha, Kuladhar Saikia, BTR deputy CEM Gabinda Chandra Basumatary, BKWAC deputy CEM Romeo P Narzary, MLAs Jayanta Basumatary, Jolen Daimary were prominent attendees on the book released programme.
Assam Sahitya Sabha president Kuladhar Saikia said that the annual conference of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha is a mark of healthy integration and harmony among the society that saw a grand celebration while highlighting literature creativities among the writers.
He said that he was impressed with the programmes which have witnessed several fruitful discussions on the language and literature upliftment of the Bodos in the state.
Bodo Sahitya Sabha president Toren Boro said that the Bodo Sahitya Sabha has been dedicating it’s services relentlessly since inception towards the uplift and development of the Bodo language and literature in the country.
He said that today the Bodo language was included in the university besides being included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India.
He said that the Bodo Sahitya Sabha has taken initiative to include the Bodo language in the digitalisation platform.
Several awards including Rangsar Bantha, Someswari Bantha etc from Bodo Sahitya Sabha were given away to the awardee authors on the occasion.
The exhibition complex erected in the conference venue attracted a large number of visitors.
A multi-cultural demonstration representing various communities, apart from Bodo, Rabha, Koch Rajbongshi, Nepali, Adivashi, Bengali, Tiwa, Sonowal Kochari was presented to mark the grand celebration of the conference.
On Wednesday, President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be arriving in Tamulpur to attend the open session of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha as chief guest.
Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Sikkim chief minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay), Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma, Assam assembly speaker Biswajit Daimary, BTR CEM Pramod Boro are attending as guests.
Meanwhile, a strict security vigil has been made along the conference venue besides hundreds of volunteers are deployed inside and outside of the conference venue to ensure a smooth and grand success of the conference.
A senior in the official team so far reached the conference venue and necessary preparation and arrangements were completed to host the programme in a grand manner.
“The district administration and police administration, Tamulpur have deployed several senior officials along the conference venue that has been decorated with beautiful attractive looks,” said a senior official in Tamulpur.