16 Jan 2014 - 11:50am | Jayanta Kumar Das
The 46th annual convention of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) concluded at Bhergaon on January 12.The four days convention was held at “ Beher Fwthar” which witnessed thousands visiting each day to see exhibition and other activities like sports,culture etc. The most important matter was to observe discipline and punctuality.Seven hundred volunteers showed good example of discipline and obedience to other organisations. Not a single police person was seen doing controlling traffic duty.
200 stalls comprising agriculture, horticulture, hand loom & textiles, ethnic food, and various local products could very well draw attention of the people.On the concluding day of the convention a grand cultural rally was inaugurated by Bidyasagar Narzary, Director, Public Information,New Delhi. The open session was held at 12 noon which was presided over by the student body's president Pramod Boro. Renowned social worker and leader of Mujdur Kishan Sakti Sangathan Nikhil Dey attended the open session as the chief guest while Taren Boro of Bodo Sahitya Sabha; D Ramakrishna Reddy, Convenor ,Joint Action Committee Telengana addressed the session as the appointed speakers. Sanjay Nahar,Director SARHD, Pune was the special guest. Presidents of various students organisations of NE namely – Tiwa,Mising. Rabha,Dimasa, Gurkha, Sarania Kachari,Barman Kachari,Hajong etc also attended the open session as the guest of honour. The annual convention adopted a few important resolutions.Accordingly, ABSU decided to support good candidates in the ensuing LS polls in Assam; 1000 hours bandhs or do or die movement if Bodoland problems are not solved by centre in time; requested centre to introduce a Bodoland Express trains form North Lakhimpur to New Delhi and other important places of the country; special activities by its members from February this year for checking deforestation,encroachment and killing of wild animals and birds etc.