Immoral acts of college principal condemned at Kalaigaon
People of Kalaigaon including senior citizens, students, teachers and members of various social organisations staged demonstration in front of the main gate of Kalaigaon College on August 7 demanding immediate action against Arabinda Das,principal,Kalaigaon College for his immoral activities. Members and officials of All Bodo Women Federation (ABWF), AASU, ABSU, AJYCP, ARSU etc along with senior citizens of Kalaigaon assembled at the main college gate at 8 am to demand stringent action against the principal of Kalaigaon College who was caught in a compromising position with a minor girl student in his residence on the night of August 3 by his wife and daughters.
According to information,the agitation will continue till disciplinary action is not taken against the accused principal. Thousands of students of the college wore black badges to show support to the agitators. A public meeting was also held at the site which decided to continue the agitation without effecting normal teaching in the college. Social workers Kami Ram Saharia, Kamal Prasad Sarma (Mouzadar), Bakul Sarkar, Dandi Kumar Bodo and others strongly condemned immoral acts of the principal and requested government immediately to suspend Arabinda Das till found not guilty by appropriate authority. It is known that the matter will be referred to Secretary and Director of Education,BTC; Deputy Commissioner and Inspector of Schools,Udalguri district. In the mean time Dipen Bodo, Advisor of Udalguri district ABSU told media that they would probe the incident of their own. It needs mention that wife of the principal had filed an FIR at Kalaigaon police station on August 4 alleging mental torture,domestic violence against her husband. She and her two daughters told media persons that her husband had been torturing them for last twenty three years and had illegal affairs with other women and girls. Following the allegation, police had brought the principal to Kalaigaon police station for interrogation but released without proper investigation causing public uproar in the district.
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An audio CD titled 'Ei Jibon Nohoi Xuna Bondhu' was released by veteran singer, Sudakshina Sarma, in Guwahati on 5th February 2010. The music album has songs by nationally-reputed singers such as Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurti, Pulak Banerjee, Debojit Saha and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil' Champs contestant Antara Nandy. Popular actor, Pranjal Saikia, is also a part of the album. The songs are written by Dr. Amal Saikia with music by Pratul Bora and Gupta Borthakur. Each song is theme-based and they highlight several issues which are relevant in modern-day India. 'Ei Jibon Nohoi Xuna Bondhu' has been produced by Bhargav Saikia and Dr. Amal Saikia under their banner, Encore Entertainment India. The album is available in all leading stores in Assam and also in digital format on iTunes and Amazon.
Bhargav Saikia, Guwahati