Saturday, May 31, 2014

Tangla students shine in HS & HSLC

The students of Tangla have shown excellence in recently declared HS and HSLC examinations. Hridoijyoti Ojah and Nishamoni Sarma of National Pioneer Jr.College,Tangla have secured 5th and 9th position in the HS (commerce stream) bringing glory to not only Tangla but to Udalguri district. Total 332 students appeared in Arts and Commerce stream. 87 passed in first division ( 8 students with distinction marks, 24 with star marks and 185 with letter marks); 122 in second division and 111 in third division.The success percentage was 99 percent. Students of Arunodoi Academy Junior Science College,Tangla also performed very well in science stream with hundred percent success. Out of 87 students appeared,76 passed in first division ( 5 students with star marks) and 11 in second division with none in third division. Punkha Narzary topped the successful candidates with 80 percent marks.
In HSLC examination students of Arunodoi Academy, Tangla showed excellent result with hundred percent success. Out of 50 students appeared 28 passed in first division ( 5 with distinction marks,7 with star marks ); 22 in second division and none in third division. Tangla English Medium High School students performed very well in HSLC examination this year too with 99 percent success. Out of 52 appeared, 30 passed in first division ( three with distinction marks and 8 with star marks),20 in second division and 1 in third division. Syad Parvizul Islam,Principal,National Pioneer Jr.College ;Pranab Jyoti Das, Principal, Arunodoi Academy Junior Science College; Napoleon Daimary,Principal of Arunodoi Academy HS and Kandeswar Deka,Principal of Tangla English Medium HS expressed happiness saying that the good result of Tangla students was significant in the sense that the district had been infested heavily with frequent bandhs, extremist activities etc.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Golondi river beach festival concludes in Udalguri

Amidst soaring enthusiasm people of Udalguri celebrated the Udalguri beach festival with fun, frolic and fanfare. The main attractions being the beach volleyball event and the sand castle making contest apart from a host of traditional Bodo games and events that flooded the Golandi river bed. Drawn from various schools of Udalguri 28 boys’ teams and 12 girl’s teams participated in the glamorous beach volleyball event. In the boys event Kathalguri village beat Udalguri college by 12-21, 21-16, 15-11 in the final while Udalguri Higher Secondary School won the bronze. In the girls section Auxilium College Udalguri won gold and bronze while Kathalguri village women won the bronze. Even more attractive was the sand castle making competition in which more than hundred children converged the Golandi into a sea, making the most unbelievable edifices varying from forts, palaces, cartoons, fancy cars, Temples, Churches, Mosques and displaying boundless patriotism with their endless imagination setting paradigm sure enough to put adults to bitter shame, wherein there was a clear writing on the walls for society to live in goodwill and harmony. Sand Castle making competition was in three categories. In the first category aged 5 -10 yrs, the second category 11- 20 yrs. In the third category was a befitting reminder of the fact that men in Olive Green care for specially abled children in which the gold went to Pinky Daimari silver to Babul Daimari and bronze to Sorita Daimari.
Speaking on the occasion the chief guest Rihon Daimari, MLA applauded the efforts made by the Indian Army Red Horns Division in bringing such creative and constructive entertainment to Udalguri and exerted the people to make full use of such opportunities provided by the Army. The inquisitiveness displayed by people of all communities in a sport unheard of earlier to them augurs well for community development that entertainment can be a melting pot for all cultures and for a blissful personality development. With merriment galore the Indian Army Unit of Red Horns Division in the district in collaboration with NGOs of Udalguri like ADWR and YPM Media proved that the calm that prevailed in Udalguri while the rest of BTAD was burning in ethnic strife was no fluke and as Assam awaits the monsoon to set in to provide relief to parched lands.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Assam Sahitya Sabha fails to maintain its glory: former president

“ Assam Sahitya Sabha has lost its glorious tradition of past and is now divided into several lobbies”. So said Academy Award winner writer and former president of Asom Sahitya Sabha Dr.Lakhinandan Borah at a felicitation programme at Kalaigaon on May 11. Expressing his displeasure over the present controversial activities of Sabha,Dr.Borah said that lobbying would never help constructive activities of Sabha. He even remarked that Assamese literature would florish even without Sabha. Addressing the felicitation programme which was also attended by writer cum civil service officer Thaneswar Malakar and writer cum businessman Gopal Jalan. Dr.Bora was in all praise for the people of Udalguri district for maintaining peace and communal harmony during the period when all the other three districts of BTAD namely-Kakrajhar,Chirang and Baksa had been burning causing deaths of more than fifty people including women and children. He requested media persons to expose positive picture of the rural villages. According to him new generation writers have shown less consiste
ncy and study in them. Thaneswar Malakar,who had served three years term in Udalguri as Deputy Commissioner, while addressing remarked that Udalguri had been his first love in his life and he would do all possible for the welfare of its people. Gopal Jalan also spoke on the occasion saying that he had negative thought about Satras of Assam. But after visiting two Satras in Udalguri district-namely Borongajuli Satra and Harisinga Satra, his thoughts had changed completely. He said Satras in Udalguri had been managed and supported by tribal people.Dandi Kumar Boro and social worker Gopal Borah also spoke a few words on the occasion. It needs mention that three social organisations of Kalaigaon namely- Kendukalai, Kalaigaon Press Club and Durgat Kalyan Nyas felicitated Dr. Lakhinandan Borah,Thaneswar Malakar and Gopal Jalan at Kendukolai Bhawan on May 11 at 4 pm. Senior journalist Jayanta Kumar Das anchored the proceeding while Kamal Prasad Sarma offered vote of thanks at the end.

Friday, May 9, 2014

ABSU AMSU join hands for peace in Udalguri ,BTAD

When other three districts in BTAD, namely- Kokrajhar,Chirang and Baksa had been hit hard due to post poll violence leading to deaths of nearly fifty innocent people including children and women belonging to religious minority community, the other BTAD district Udalguri remained peaceful without a single incident. Now the secret of peace has been revealed by ABSU and AMSU leaders of Udalguri district to a visiting media team on May 8 at Udalguri. The joint timely action taken by ABSU and AMSU in association with the district administration could very well prevented more violence and killing in the district. Nerkhang Khaklary, president,ABSU,Udalguri unit told media team at their office that all people irrespective of caste and community want to leave in peace. Only a few interested people just try to misguide common people for their own interest. Referring to recent violence in BTAD he remarked that it was a planned conspiracy and time was chosen accordingly. “The recent violence in BTAD was never communal but a well planned political conspiracy” he said. Dipen Boro,Advisor of the district ABSU adding his personal experience,narrated the story of a small incident at Bhakatpara near Darrang district on May 3 last.He said that a gaonbura belonging to Bodo community was about to flee his house fearing attack of other community people. Dipen proudly mentioned that it was AMSU district president who had informed him the matter about to ignite large scale violence in the district. District level joint ABSU and AMSU meeting was arranged immediately on May 4 and the matter was buried on the spot while AMSU had taken the responsibility of protecting the neighbouring Bodo villages. Dipen Boro also mentioned that whenever there was rumour,leaders of both the organisation used to arrange spot visit to the areas to settle the matter. Thankfully mentioned the contribution of SS Meekashi Sundaram and Thaneswar Malakar previous DCs ; Anand Prakash Tiwari and Debojit Deuri, previous SPs of Udalguri,Boro said that they had planted the trees of friendship and peace in the district since 2009. Supporting views of ABSU, Md.Hedayatullah,President of AMSU,Udalguri district unit told visiting media team at Udalguri that joint activities of both ABSU and AMSU could successfully prevented violence in both Darrang and Udalguri district and situation was under their control. He too thanked district administration of Udalguri for timely intervening small incidents for peace. Revealing their strategies to combat violence and spreading of rumour,ABSU and AMSU leaders said that arrangement of immediate joint visit to the source of rumour very well prevented further spreading of rumour. Moreover both the organisations had decided to suspend visits one community member to others villages without informing own local units of either ABSU or AMSU till normalcy returns to BTAD. Sadhana Hojai,Deputy Commissioner of the district while briefing the visiting media on prevailing law and order in the district remarked that people must not venture out after dusk in vulnurable villages.She also requested people not to follow TV breaking news. She said that five companies of para military forces including two company of BSF,one SSB and two CRPF had been deployed in vulnerable areas.The district administration has arranged eleven fix police picket at eleven vulnerable villages in the district