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PCDR to field candidates in all seats

The Peoples’ Co-ordination for Democratic Rights (PCDR),a united organisation of various communities in the region has decided to put own candidate in all 40 seats of BTC coulcil elected slated to be held in last week of March next.

Rwngwra Narzary, chief co-ordinator of the PCDR while addressing the reporters today at Kokrajhar Press Club said that the right forum has unanimously decided to participate in the ensuing council election with a view to fulfill one of its important objectives of bringing political change in BTC among others in its meeting of the executive council held on Januray 27 last at Kajalgaon in Chirang.He said that the rights will get majority supports from all communities and able to make council in its own position.He has alleged that in its ten years ruled BPF has resulted to social stagnation and economic recession,the people of BTC region are ready for change and PVDR is the only the alternative to bring change in the council.

He also urged all sections of community to put aside ten years corrupt government of THE BPF in BTC and bring good governance through PCDR and save the society from socio-political instabiity.

He also appeals to all sections of people irrespective of caste and creed and like minded political or non-political organisations to join hand with PCDR to bringing good governance in the trouble torn BTAD area.The door of PCDR is always open for those who are willing to work wi the issue of PCDR,he added.

Rabiram Narzary,president of BPPF and BTC member also said that his party will participate in election under the banner of PCDR and expressed that PCDR will get majority supports in the council election.

Urkao Gwra Brahma,ex-MP said that PCDR will contest in all seats of the council election and door is always open for all like minded party and organisations.  

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Sainik School alumni prepares for Golden Jubilee

11 Nov 2013 - 7:56pm | Ranjan K Baruah

Sainik School Goalpara (SSG), one of the premier institutes of the regionis going to celebrate its Golden Jubilee with a yearlong programme commencing from  Nov 12, 2013 to Nov 12, 2014. Sainik School Goalpara was established on Nov 12, 1964. It is a residential school for boys, providing Public School Education with an aim to prepare them to join defence Services. Initially the school started its operation from a temporary campus at Goalpara town and later on, in the year 1976, school got shifted to its permanent campus in Mornoi, around 18 kms away from Goalpara town. With a huge sprawling green campus of more than 3000 acres, it boasts of having state of the art infrastructure, both in terms of Academics facilities as well as physical training facilities. Highly qualified teaching fraternity, excellent atmosphere and round the clock activities, the school have really proved itself.  SSG has excelled in its primary role as a feeder institution to the Armed Forces and has over 200 ex-Sainik School Goalpara students (SSGians) to its credit as officers in the Armed Forces. A good number of ex-students have also excelled in various other fields like Central Govt, State Governments, Corporate sectors as well as entrepreneurs. In-fact, almost all its ex-students do extremely fare in whatever field they are in besides being highly socially conscious citizens.

Old Boys Association of Sainik School Goalpara (OBA SSG) would celebrate the golden jubilee of SSG with a year-long programme. The aim of this celebration is not only to rejoice on the past achievements of this great institution but also to bring awareness among masses of Assam that such a great institution is available for their bright wards.

The salient features of the yearlong Golden Jubilee programme include  national level debate competition , blood donation camp, alumni meet, publication of souvenir, Sainik School Goalpara Golden Jubilee Run, national level invitational quiz competition, national seminar on prospects of Sainik School Goalpara, cultural show, etc. OBA SSG organised a press meet at Guwahati Press Club on 11th November and announced its activities related to forthcoming Golden Jubilee Celebration. Press meet was addressed by Diganta Gogoi , General Secretary of OBA SSG , Air Marshal ( Retd) Anjan Gogoi, Brigadier ( Retd) Ranjit Barthakur, Wing Commander ( Retd) Manoj Bora , all of them are past student of SSG .

OBASSG isthe apex body of the ex-students of Sainik School Goalpara and is registered as a society under the Registration of Societies Act XXI of 1860 with its head office at Guwahati. The primary & immediate objective of the body is to work towards the well-being of its alma matter, i.e. Sainik School, Goalpara, its members and their families. At the same time, OBASGG is engaged in large number of broader social activities. Voluntary blood donation camp, health and welfare camps for needy, public awareness campaigns on key social issues, organizing training and development programmes, conducting different competitions for youths etc. are to name a few. OBA SSG has appealed all its members and ex student of the school to take part in the Golden Jubilee celebration of the school.  

 

 

 

Children Flim Festivel at Nazira

26 Mar 2013 - 2:21pm | SK Hasan

Civil administration of Nazira organised a one-day children flim festivel at Nazira Natiya Mandir on Tuesday. Pradip Kumar Das SDO (C) innugurated the flim festival. About 200 children attended the event. Iranian Flim 'Hayat' and Hindi flim 'Jeeo aur Jeene Do' and 'Kabhi Pass Kabhi Fail' were screened.

Campaign against human trafficking launched in Udalguri

27 Jun 2010 - 1:59am | Jayanta Kumar Das
The alarming increasing rate of trafficking of children, adolescent girls and women has now been considered to be the most important social problem of not only Udalguri but BTAD districts as well.the small children are being trafficked for engagement in different shops or factories in the hazardous condition despite of the existence of child labor prohibitory acts in the country. By the way of engagement of child labor ,the children are most often harassed, abused and even more dragged into street begging by some notorious professionals.The adolescent girls of the poor families are also quite often convinced by the middle man or woman for working as domestic servants in towns and cities at higher rate of payment and are being trafficked.The parents or guardian cannot refrain from temptation.But they can never see or know anything at what situation their children and girls are facing at their work place.


The adolescent girls are also sexually abused at their work place leading them pregnant and nursing mothers.Even more such girls are being murdered after sexual abuse.The women are also allured by the brokers (Dalals) and trafficked to places like Delhi,Gujrat,Mumbai,Agra,Jummu,Kolkata and Siliguri etc. Interception of large numbers of such girls an women at Rangia and New Bongaigaon etc by social organizations like ABSU has proved the seriousness of the problem. The Dalals are said to be paid Rs.25000 in average for each of the girl or woman.Large numbers of bogus placement agencies operating from Delhi,Agra,Mumbai and Kolkata etc. enroll hundreds of agents in Assam to lure girls and women.


Recently an Assam Police team had raided the premises of several such placement agencies in New Delhi and rescued several victims. According to Sekhar Biswas,Officer In-charge,Kalaigaon Police Station (who personally supervised the raid in New Delhi) told this correspondent that brokers of such placement agencies used to shuttle once in month between Assam and New Delhi etc.Moreover all those placement agencies had no valid permission from the government.A few such placement agencies operating from New Delhi are - SS Maid Service;Raj Enterprise;Tania Maid Service;Assami Maid Service;Dipti Enterprise;National Placement service ;Sweta Placement service;Sanjana Maid Service etc. have been continuing their antisocial activities in New Delhi unabated .


Udalguri district administration,headed by Deputy Commissioner S.S Meenakshi Sundaram,IAS,recently convened an emergency meeting at Udalguri on June 23 to discuss the matter.The meeting which was held at the DCs conference Hallwas attended by high level civil and police officials beside ABSU and Bodo Women activists.The Deputy Commissioner who had presided over the meeting directed all civil and police officials of the district to implement the guidelines issued by the BTC Authority to stop illegal trafficking activities in the district.A district level Women Cell was formed with DC,Udalguri as the Chairman; P.K.Mahanta,ADC as the Member Secretary;all ADCs, SP, Addl SP, SDO (Civil)Bhergaon,Joint Director of Health,Superintendent of Excise as the members beside three civilian members namely - Nerkhang Khakhlary(district secretary ABSU); Dipti Daimari,(Bodo women activist) and Jayanta Das (social worker).The meeting decided to form Sub-Divisional,and ICDS project level committees for creating awareness among common people.