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Independence Day in Hojai celebrated with plantation drive

On  the auspious day of Independence day  a Youth  Deb Kumar Barman, resident of komrakata took the sole initiative to plant saplings. He planted around 45 saplings at  Komrakata Pathar road in Hojai on Thursday.

Talking to this Correspondent, Barman said," 3.5 km area of this road doesn't have any tree, so since many days he was planning to do something, so  today, he took this initiative to plant saplings."

He said hope others will come up to support this noble cause in coming  days for the environment.

Hojai District Administration joined the 73rd Independence day celebration with pomp and gaiety.Deputy Commissioner of Hojai district Tanmoy Pratim Borgohain hoisted the National Tricolour  and took salute of the march pass by security forces and NCC cadets at Kachari Maiden in Hojai

Cultural events were also organised where students from different schools,colleges and NGO's performed. District Administration along with District Industries and Commerce centre also felicitated Businessmen Rohit Agarwalla of Lanka town with 'Successful Entrepreneurs award'. Also, Hojai's Ajmal Foundation was presented with 'Best NGO Award' for their enormous contribution in the upliftment of society.

On the otherhand, For the first Rabindranath Tagore University celebrated the Independence day. Vice-Chancellor Dr. Amalendu Chakraborty hoisted the National Flag and took salute from NCC cadets.

Rashtrabhasha High School, Hojai Bar Association and almost all the school, Colleges, government office's and social organisation of the district celebrated this day with much enthusiasm.  

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