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Teacher's indefinite class boycott enters seventh day in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar: Indefinite protests continues in Kokrajhar Music & Fine Arts College which entered its seventh day. The boycott strike carried out by teaching staff demanding provincialisation of the college and appointment of permanent principal.

On the other hand, the students are also protesting in front of the college seeking early withdrawal of the class boycotts by teachers  and appointment of permanent principal in the College.

The strike has been affecting students fully as no classes and attendance of the teachers saw nill in the College since May 29.The College was established in 1996 and got concurrence in 2001 and since then urging state government for provincialisation.Till today, 23 year passed out,yet no any initiative was taken away for the College.

 A total 40 staffs, including teaching and non teaching are rendering their services in the College since it's inception seeing healthy educational environment in the region.

Teachers have expressed their affirmed that they will would continue their indefinite class boycott till achieve of written assurance from the state government over college's provincialisation immediate.The strikes of the teachers and students are continuing in the College,yet no any measures as well response reach from state government and local BTAD administration till today.

Students of the College continued their  protest dharna in front of the College with displaying music instruments like Kham,Shifung,Serja,Jotha etc and presented their music display.

Students with banner,placards participated te protests and shouted slogans,on demanding withdrawal of the class boycott and appointment of permanent principal in the College.

Agitated students alleged that due to insincerity from state government and local BTAD administration, said that students are deprived their due classes and some other curicullum activities and urged the teachers to make withdrawal of the class boycotts and examination by teachers who are in indefinite class boycott agitation since May 29.

Notably,the students have submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister of Assam seeking early solutions of the College through the Deputy Commissioner,Kokrajhar. But,no good response and well gesture reached till today from state government and BTAD administration.

"We would continue our protests in the college untill and unless getting solutions of the demands of the college issues", said agitated students.

Students urged the state government and BTAD administration to take strong initiative to make provincialisation and held healthy educational environment in the College.

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18 Feb 2018 - 8:28pm | AT News

Kokrajhar: Over 200 patients from different parts in BTAD areas claimed to have been benefitted as they attended  a free medical camp in Kokrajhar on Sunday.

Organized by Dr Malay’s Hospital Siliguri,West Bengal to provide medical facility and treatment among patients in the region thus, got good response.
Patients,who are suffering from hypertension, high blood pressure, brain stroke patients and spinal patients checked up their health issues and took medical services from the doctors.

Dr Malay Chakraborty,prominent neurologist from Siliguri offered his services to the patients.
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Brain stroke and high BP which is a serious concern and a issue not to be neglected, so I have contacted the Peoples Aid, a charitable organization who are working a tremendous job on the field of humanity, bringing awareness citizens how to minimize brain stroke’, he said. He has emphasized to bring BTAD region as well state of Assam as a whole free from stroke free region. He also urge the local NGOs and district administration to work together hand in hand to prevent brain stroke and for which why everyone must unite together.

 President of the People’s Aid  Nava Kumar Basumatary said that it is our privilege to have renown neurologist Dr Malays Chakraborty with us and we welcome him for his selfless afford to minimize brain stroke in BTAD areas.

He also said that  his NGO has been working for the underprivileged person on health, education and livelihood sectors, we are very fortunate to have Dr Malay with us and we will always extend support for this novel cause. 

 Basumatary appealed to Chakraborty to set up a preliminary  referral centre at kokrajhar so that the patients didn’t need to travel far and to conduct such kind of medical camp monthly. He also urge  BTC Administration and the citizens of the area to extend their support for this noble cause.