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Absu to relaunch Bodoland movement

The All Bodo Students Union ( ABSU) has reiterated to relaunch of Bodoland movement demanding long pending separate Bodoland state which was a dream of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, former president of the students union. 

The Absu observed 25th death anniversary of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma at Tulungapuri Dotma today with daylong programme scheduled in Kokrajhar. 

Sameswar Brahma, elder of the Bodofa UN Brahma paid floral tribute to Brahma following Promod Boro, president of Absu, UG Brahma, ex MP, Pramila Rani Brahma, Pradip Kumar Brahma MLAs, BTC executive memver Daneswar Goywry, Rwngwra Narzary, Jatirindra Brahma, BTC MCLA, leaders from various organisation like Bodo sahitya sabha, students from various schools paid homage. 

An all religious mass prayer and rally was also carried out on the occasion to mark the occasion observation involving students from Dotma to Boragari village, birth place of UN Brahma. 

Promod Boro, president of the students Union said that the movement for separate Bodoland state would be relaunched within short span of periods as student union suspended foe little year. He has alleged that the government has not been initiated to solve long standing demand of Bodoland issue, though present BJP led NDA Govt promised during their election manifest. 

He has demanded early solution of Bodoland issues to gain all round development of all caste and communities in the region.

He has recalled contribution of Bodofa Brahma towards upliftment of Bodo and other down trodden communities in the country and the students Union  will keep alive of ideology and philosophy of UN Brahma so that generations can get healthy integration. 

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CRI's golden jubilee event from Nov 6

7 Nov 2013 - 8:41am | CM Paul


The Conference of Religious India (CRI) is holding 4-day celebrations of its golden jubilee from 6-9 November, 2013 at the Don Bosco Campus, Guwahati. The programme will start at Don Bosco Institute Kharguli and conclude at Don Bosco School Pan Bazar with a public event presided over by the Apostolic Nuncio to India.

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me 500 Major Superiors from across the country, representing 1.25 lakh priests, sisters and brothers are expected to participate at the study cum celebrations marking 50 golden years of Heroism, Hope and Humble service.

“During the study days the Major superiors will reflect together on the meaning and priorities of Religious Life, the challenges it faces today, research findings on our situation, the role of women in Church Leadership and listen to critical appreciation from well-informed laity and leaders of other faiths,” says CRI national president and host, Salesian provincial of Guwahati Fr V.M. Thomas.

Among the experienced, competent and credible speakers are Bro. Philip Pinto CFC (Superior General of Christian Brothers), Archbishop emeritus Thomas Menamparampil SDB of Guwahati, Sr. Mary Sujita SND (former Superior General, Sisters of Notre Dame), Fr. Stanislaus Swamikannu SDB (former Provincial of Chennai), Fr. Hector D’Souza SJ (former Provincial of South Asia), Mrs. Raynah Passanha Braganza (Director, Women’s Desk Pune Diocese), Padamshree Patricia Mukhim (Editor, The Shillong Times), Mr. Debasish Sharma (Director of NGO Deepshikha), Swami Agnivesh, Fr. Paul Parathazham SDB, professor at JDV Pune, CRI National Secretary Fr. Joe Mannath SDB and Fr. Thomas Vattathara SDB, Salesian Provincial, Guwahati.

The celebrations will culminate with a solemn Eucharistic celebration, Saturday 9 November, presided over by Archbishop Salvatore Pennachio, Apostolic Nuncio to India followed by a public function with public figures and religious of the region.

Five Books are scheduled to be released during the event: 1) Thus Spoke CRI – 50 years of Search and Find, 2) Innovation in Religious Life – Acts of the 2012 National Assembly, 3) A Radical Love, a Path of Light – The Beauty and Burden of Religious Life by Joe Mannath SDB and 4) A Coffee Table Book on all the Religious orders working in India with texts and photos, and 5) Contemplatives in Action, another coffee table book featuring the contribution of religious to northeast India.

On Sunday November 10, the delegates will have a trip to Shillong to take part in the famous Eucharistic procession.

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Deka, the trusted minister of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi arrived in Sarat Borkotoky’s official residence at 11 in the morning.

The duo held a close door meeting for nearly one hour in presence of Gautom Roy who is also known to be a close associate of Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Later talking to reporters Deka said that the visit was purely a personal and that they had not discussed anything about the dissidence.

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