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Tribute to Ramesh Chandra Saharia

Ramesh Chandra Saharia Memorial Lecture 2016 was held today at Tangla on February 8 on the occasion of 31st death anniversary of late Ramesh Chandra Saharia of Tangla. Ramesh Chandra Saharia had been a well known social worker,educationist and politician from undivided Darrang district. He had founded Tangla High School as its first head master. Later he had joined politics and became Home and Education Minister of Assam. The memorial ceremony was held at RC Saharia Teachers Training College at Tangla which was presided over by noted writer Idris Ali.Ramesh Chandra Saharia Memorial Committee and Education Trust organised the programme."A seminar on Teaching learning effectiveness" was also held. Dr.Gayetree Goswamee was the appointed speaker on the ocassion.

Speaking on the ocassion Goswamee remarked that "Teacher should give stress on the over all development of human excellence. Teaching is a communication skill.  Teacher has to sustain the interest and attention of the students in a classroom. Teacher's are like war soldiers they shoud know the proper use of technology and methodology. A Good teacher is a Good student. A teacher has to be optimistic. You cannot command respect to students you have to earn respect by teaching she remarked.

Distinguished guests including - Kamala Kanta Saharia Professor Assam Agricultural University,Binoy Kr. Medhi former Principal Tangla College etc offered floral tribute to the portrait of late Saharia to mark the begining of the memorial ceremony. 

Noted social worker and former chairperson of Woman Commission of Assam Mridula Saharia in her welcome speech recalled the contribution of her late husband while explaining present activities of Ramesh Saharia Memorial Education Trust.She said that a Teacher's Training College,a Para-medical Institute had been established by the trust at Tangla for vocational training. She also said that  a ANM training college  would also be build in the town. Prithvi Raj Rabha ,Joint Director,Employment and Technical Education,Assam (son of Kalaguru late Bishnu Prasad Rabha) also attended the memorial ceremony .The memorial ceremony was also addressed by  Dipankar Saharia,Coordinator,TERI (NE) Guwahati who offered the vote of thanks at the end.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla. Currently pursuing his graduation in English literature.

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