4th International Yoga Day Celebrated in Hojai.
In photo: Hojai MLA, Shiladitya Deb along with government officials performing Yoga at Hojai Indoor Stadium Campus in Hojai on Thursday.
HOJAI:- Along with rest of the World, the 4th International Yoga day was celebrated in Hojai on Thursday under the aegis of Hojai District Administration at Hojai Indoor Stadium Campus.
At around 6:45 AM in the morning, the programme began with lighting the lamp. Hojai's MLA Shiladitya Deb along with Deputy Commissioner of Hojai District Manvendra Pratap Singh, IAS, Superintendent of Police Ankur Jain,IPS and officials from all the department's were present on this occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Legislator Shiladitya Deb said,"Yoga brings a balance between the mind and body and enables an individual to go along a right track"
Deb further stated that in present day context nearly 185 countries are eyeing on India to learn the skills of Yoga, but our youths are enaging themselves in Gym.He urged the denizen's of Hojai to practice Yoga for 15 minutes in regular basis.
DC Manvendra Pratap Singh said, “Performing yoga improves the overall health condition of a person reducing stress and other form of ailments.”
Hundred's of school children, college students, people from all walks of life enthusiastically participated in the event and performed various yoga asan's and pranayam's under the guidance of Yoga Guru and President of Hojai Patanjali Yoga Samity Gopal Das. Children's from SOS Children's Village along with the Village Director Paresh Badyakar, students from Hojai College NCC unit, trainees from Ajmal Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana, Karyakartakas of Hojai Patanjali unit, Sarv Hindustani Parishad also took part in this event.
Other venue's such as CRPF camp, Lachit Yoga Kendra, Life Insurance Corporation Hojai branch and many schools teemed with participants.
28 Apr 2016 - 9:41am | Shajid Khan
In a kidnapping case where two youth Amin Ali(25) and Shankar Das (28) went missing after both of them left for Goreswar from Tangla railway station on Sunday last. The same day the family members of the both the youth received a series of telephonic calls for ransom. The callers demanded father of the youth Amin Ali Kasim Ali(52 ) an amount of 1.6 lakhs and family members of Shankar Das Rs.50 thousand for the safe release of their kins.
Accordingly Kasim Ali a mason by profession lodged an F.I.R at Tangla P.S on the same night while family members of Shankar refrained from filling any F.I.R in fear of the safe return of their kin. Tangla police under SDPO Bhergaon tracked the mobile number of the abductor and accordingly on Monday a team of Udalguri police left for Bongaigaon.Under the joint operation of Udalguri police and Bongaigaon police one Shahijudin Sheikh (31) S/O Phulu Sheikh a resident of Durgamari village under Vidyapur Out-post of Bongaigaon was nabbed. Meanwhile getting tip-off the other abductors released both the youths who returned to their home on Tuesday.
Talking to Assam Times, SDPO Bhergaon Pranjal Borah said "The Durgamari area of Bongaigaon is a illegal smugglers hub of tockay geckoy lizards and feral human bones we are investigating the case" As per reports and statement of the accused the abducted youths were kept at Dhulmara Bazaar area under Kokrajhar district.
The accused confessed to his involvement and named Anwar Hussain,Rahman Ali ,Jakir Sheikh,Aminul Sheikh of the same village as his friends involved in the kidnapping.Bongaigaon Police have launched a man-hunt to nabb the others. An Case Tangla PS vide Case No.48/16 under IPC u/s 364A has been lodged an the accused Shahijudin Sheikh has been remanded to 5 days police custody by Rajesh Bodo Sub-divisional judicial magistrate of Udalguri district court on Wednesday.
31 Jan 2018 - 9:01am | AT News
NEW DELHI: Caught in a barrage of criticism from the central leadership Nagaland state BJP has pulled out of the joint statement signed to boycott the upcoming assembly polls slated for February 27.
The state party leadership has further suspended executive member Kheto Semaparty charging him with signing the joint declaration without being authorized by the leadership.
The fresh development took place on Tuesday when central leader and state election in charge Kiren Rijiju talked to the state leadership not to go with the civil society organizations that would disallow the polls to take place. Talking to www.assamtimes.org, state BJP leaders said only the central leadership would take up the issue. "Right now we can't say yes or no. This is for the central leadership to decide. We are prepared for the polls since holding polls is a constitutional duty," said a senior party leader in New Delhi.
He said," the entire picture will emerge clear in a day or two. If we are allowed to contest we would do it and win. If disallowed we would not."
All major political parties at a meeting on Monday signed a joint statement against the upcoming polls without resolving the decade old Naga problem.
28 Oct 2010 - 3:44am | SK Hasan
Nazira Block Congress committee is going to observe death anniversary of t late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at a day long programme at Nazira MC Club on October 31. In this connection a blood donation camp and veteran congress worker's convention is also planned by the organisers.