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UN BRAHMA Soldier of Humanity award for Birubala Rabha

Dr Birubala Rabha, anti witch hunting activist has been chosen for 12th UN Brahma Soldier of Humanity Award, 2015, recognising her struggle against the blind belief and ill culture of the society. 

The award has been instituted by Upendra Nath Brahma Trust (UNBT), in the name of Bodofa UN Brahma, former president of the All Bodo Students Union. 

The Trust has finalised the name of Dr Rabha, who has founded Mission Birubala and step to struggle against the blind belief and ill culture of the society.Witch hunting is an evil practice which has destroyed the social morale as a whole. 

Her movement against witch hunting needs to be carried out forward to the arena of wider world. The Trust feels proud to honour such a great personality through this prestigious civilian award, said a release from trust. 

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