HT CorrespondentMARGHERITA, Sept 8: Margherita Journalists Association on Thursday felicitated Elina Begum, the headmistress of 4 No Makum Pather Primary School of Margherita for achieving ‘Best Teacher Award’ on the eve of Teachers’ Day which was organised by Tinsukia district Administration on September 5.
Margherita Journalists Association’s vice president Bikash Baruah, general secretary Prashanto Chetia, assistant secretary Tapan Dey, treasurer Mithun Baruah, executive members Abdul Alim and Pratik Chetry, Tinsukia District Journalists Association general secretary Rana Jyoti Neog were present during the felicitation.
Elina Begum was felicitated with a traditional Assamese gamosa, a cheleng chador, a xorai and a citation by the members of Margherita Journalists Association.
Rana Jyoti Neog said, “Teacher is that person who makes a child understand the world and without a teacher, society and nation cannot be developed. Everyone should respect their teachers.”
Elina Begum said, “I was awarded the ‘Best Teacher Award’ on the eve of Teachers’ Day by Tinsukia district administration for which I am very much obliged to the students, parents and my colleagues.”
“I was the founder member of 4 No Makum Pather Primary School which was established in the year 1987 and in the year 1991, the school got provincialised and I took the charge as headmistress in the year 2OO9,” said Elina Begum.