There are few individuals who work not only for themselves but for the community and nation and one such person is Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma. A Soldier sacrifices his life nor for his personal gain but because of his profound love for the motherland. He never bothers for name and fame. The Soldier would also be implied to the heroes, who fight for the cause of human beings without gun and violence. Upendra Nath Brahma was also a soldier fighting for human rights, liberty, equality and fraternity of every person of this earth.
‘Soldier of Humanity’ has been named after him to encourage individuals who have rendered services for the community like a true soldier as UN Brahma was a strong campaigner of the Principles of liberty, equality and fraternity. UNB Soldier of Humanity Award consists of a sum of Rs. 100,000.00, a memento and a citation and instituted by UN Brahma Trust. The recipient of the award for the year 2020 which is 17th since it started in 2004 is Professor Ramesh Chandra Bharadwaj from Delhi University which has been conferred on 10th January at ITA Machkhowa , Guwahati.
Prof Ramesh Bharadwaj in his speech mentioned his experience with different Bodo leaders who took part in movements in democratic way. Praising the activities of All Bodo Students Union and Bodo Sahitya Sabha, he mentioned that one becomes disciplined when they are associated with these organisations.
The programme was chaired by Samudra Gupta Kashyap while Wasbir Hussain was the Chief Guest. Welcome address was delivered by Dr Subung Basumatary , Chairman , UNB Trust ; Pramod Boro , Chief Executive Member of BTR gave the inaugural speech while Dipen Boro , President of ABSU gave the keynote address . Brief information sharing about the Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, UNB Trust and the UNB Soldier of Humanity Award was presented by Urkhao Gwra Brahma, Former MP (RS). Toren Boro, President of BSS and Biswajit Daimary were guests of honour on the occasion while Amritlal Brahma, Power of Attorney, UNB Trust and Krishna Gopal Basumatary, Director, UN Academy were present apart from many other dignitaries .