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ABSU declares Boragari as Model Village

The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) has adopted and declared the Boragari village as Model Village,birth place of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma,former president of the students union on his 25th death anniversary observation on Friday at Thulungapuri Dotma in Kokrajhar.

An open session meeting on the occasion was organised with Promod Boro, president of the students union in the chair.

Noted journalist Adhip Phukon graced the occasion as chief guest,who had met UN Brahma during Bodoland movement was in peak in Assam seeking separate Bodoand state.He said that Brahma was a leader of high thinking and philosophy who had launched movement for Bodos and other down trodden communities in the state.He said that rulers in Assam government that time had not regarded the movement led by ABSU in a welfare of which why the movement got gain momentum in the region.He said that Brahmas’ contributions towards Bodo was endless and it has been enfluencing upon society.He has thanked ABSU and its workers for adopting the Boragari village as Model Village in memory of Brahma which will highlight ideology and philosophy among coming up generations.

Nina Khado, former adviser of the All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union(AAPSU),who met UN Brahma in 1988 at a conference held at Basbari in Kokrajhar district also graced the occasion.He recalled his meeting with Brahma during Bodoland movement and demanded recognition of UN Brahma as Father of Tribal movement in India instead of Bodofa UN Brahma(Father of Bodos) who had dedicated his whole life for working of irrespective caste, creed and communities in the country.

Among others,Dr Kameswar Brahma,Bodo sahitya sabha,ex MP Urkhao Gwra Brahma,former MLAs Karendra Basumatary,Parmeswar Brahma,former ABSU leaders Daorao Dekhreb Narzary,Deben Boro,BTC MCLAs Rwngwra Narzary,Jiran Basumatary,Guneswar Goyary,Jatirindra Brahma,Anip Basumatary,Maoti Brahma Hazoary,Jatindra Brahma,former ATWWF and ABWWF leaders Malati Rani Narzary,Supriya Rani Brahma were present and addressed.

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