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World Anti Child labour Day observed in Hojai

Focussing on the theme of the World Anti Child Labour Day on Wednesday  Sadau Assam Gramya Puthibharal Santha in association with Childline Sub centre Hojai district organised an awareness program at hall of  Srimanta Sankardev junior college of Sankardev Nagar in Hojai. 

The programme began with the objectives of the day pointing the theme of this year “ Children should not work in field but in dream” by the district coordinator, Hojai district, Tilaram Orang.

Srimati Beauti Gogi, Legal cum Probationer Officer, district child protection unit, Hojai; Dr. Prodip Kumar Sahoo, the founder of Small Steps (for better future) and Ex Lecturer, Hojai college;  Md Mustafa Kamal from Sadau Assam Gramya Puthibharal Santha; Sri Charan Singh Chauhan, Principal of Srimanta Sankardev Junior college; Sri Manuranjan Sarma, Assistant teacher,Sankardev Nagar High School graced the Occasion as guests.

Speaking on the occasion, Srimati  Gogi  mentioned about child labour  and legal related issue with it. 

Md Kamal made us aware about Juvenile justice Act, about child rights and the initiative taken by Sadau Assam Gramya Puthibharal Sangha to give shelter to special child of our society.

Dr Sahoo began his speech with a patriotic song for children “Ek Do Ek Do Bdhte Kadam Bharat Maa Ke Bache Hum, Nahi Rukenge , Nahi Jhukenge, Aage Badhte Rahenge Hum, Agee Badhte Rahenge Hum” and shared his experiences of different aspects related to child in our society. 

He said about interdisciplinary issues and role of parents, teachers for the well being of our children and to come forward to protect our forth coming citizen for the better future of our country.

In this connection he gave examples of some of ideal personalities of the world to motivate the students of different age groups. 

Charan Singh Chauhan praised the initiative of the childlne sub centre for the special day of anti child labour since the children are the future of our country and their protection from every mean is so important.

Manuranjan Sarma who chaired the event concluded with his speech and urged everyone to come together to solve the problem related to the child labour.

Around 260 people  including Staffs of Childline sub centre,  teachers of Sankardev Nagar High School, Sankardev Nagar jr college and students attended the programme. 
 

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4 Jun 2019 - 8:32pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

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.