GUWAHATI, Nov 21: The two-day long photo exhibition cum outreach programme by Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), regional office, Guwahati started on Monday at Adarsha Vidyalaya, Dahalapara, Barpeta. The theme of the exhibition is ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and 8 years of Seva, Sushasan and Garib Kalyan’.
Inaugurating the exhibition, Bipul Deka, block development officer, Chakchaka Block said that the country is celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to pay tribute to the martyrs and to aware the masses about their contribution.
He also said that the government is taking various developmental initiatives for the people and through this kind of exhibition, the common mass will be more aware of the program and policies of the government.
Speaking on the occasion, Jayanta Kumar Sarma, principal, Adarsha Vidyalaya Dahalapara recalled the sacrifices of the freedom fighters of the nation. He urged the students to remember and follow the ideals of the freedom fighters.
Tilak Das, principal, Srimanta Sankardev Vidyalaya, Dahalapara in his address praised the initiative of CBC Guwahati for organising such an exhibition in Barpeta district.
Sucharita Sahoo, field publicity officer, CBC, Guwahati spoke about the aim and significance of the programme in her welcome address.
Banti Das Roy, president, Fehurakhowa, Gram Panchayat; Pranjit Das, gaon pradhan, Fehurakhowa, GP; Tilak Das, principal, Srimanta Sankardev Vidyalaya, Dahalapara and Pranab Nath, CRC, cluster resource centre, Dahalapara were also present in the occasion.
The two-day exhibition showcases various photo panels on many unsung heroes of India’s freedom struggle as well as freedom fighters of the north-east. The exhibition also showcases the various initiatives and schemes of government in the last 8 years. Various competitions including art and quiz among students were also held in the programme.
Various stalls of handicrafts by self help groups (SHGs) were also put up in the exhibition.
The private registered troupe under CBC Guwahati and local artists performed on the theme of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.