23 C
Monday, March 4, 2024

‘Vibhajan Vibhishika Smriti Diwas’ observed in Dima Hasao

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

HT Correspondent
HAFLONG, Aug 14: The district administration of Dima Hasao observed ‘Vibhajan Vibhishika Smriti Diwas’ or ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’ to remember the pain of partition of the nation.
Nazreen Ahmed, deputy commissioner, Dima Hasao, addressing the people during the programme spoke about the significance of the day and said, “The pain of partition of the country can never be forgotten. Because of hatred and violence, lakhs of our people were displaced and lost their lives. Let us all remember them and their struggle on this day.”
Superintendent of police, Mayank Kumar also attended the programme. Speaking on the occasion, he said, “The Partition Horror Remembrance Day shall keep reminding us of the need to remove the poison of social divisions, disharmony and further strengthen the spirit of oneness, social harmony and human empowerment.”
A floral tribute and lighting of the earthen lamp was done at the beginning of the programme. The meeting started with ‘Jatiya Sangeet’ after which the deputy commissioner gave a welcome address.
Dr Rakhimoni Gogoi, HOD of Political Science department, Haflong Government College and Sukanta Dey, assistant teacher of Political Science from Fiagpui Higher Secondary School were invited as resource persons who presented about the independence partition and its aftermath.
A short movie screening on the occasion about the partition was done as part of the programme. The programme ended with a vote of thanks by ADC Kimchin Lhangum.
Meanwhile, the preparation for the celebration of Independence Day is going on in full swing at N L Daulagupu Sports Complex. Various events and programmes are being held at different parts of Dima Hasao as a part of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ programme under the aegis of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
With full enthusiasm and patriotism, flags are seen unfurled in iconic locations of the districts such as Hempeupet, the second highest mountain peak in Assam, Diyung bridge, Kopili Hydel, Longku, Maibang Stone House, Panimur, Golf Course, Maibang Tunnel, Jatinga Bird Watching Centre, etc.

- Advertisement -
The Hills Times
The Hills Timeshttps://www.thehillstimes.in/
The Hills Times, a largely circulated English daily published from Diphu and printed in Guwahati, having vast readership in hills districts of Assam, and neighbouring Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
Latest news
- Advertisement -
Related news
- Advertisement -