Chirang district joined the rest of the country in celebrating the 67th Republic Day on Tuesday. It was celebrated in a befitting manner at Kajalgaon parade ground.
BTC Deputy Chief Kampa Borgoyary,attending the celebration as chief guest paid floral tribute at the Srimiti Tarpon and unfurled the national tri- colour national Flag. He inspected the guard of honour and took salute from the march-pass contingens.
In his speech,Borgoyary highlighted the developmental activities being done by the BTC authority since last ten years. He well comed the asurance given by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi during his recent visit to Kokrajhar about the upgration of Kokrajhar CIT to Deemed University within a year, according of ST status to the Bodos living in Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao Autonomous Councils and development of Rupsi Airport for use of defense and public.
In the programme, students from different schools and cultural groups of the locality showcased colourful cultural programme. Students from the Bengtal Don Bosco School and the 7-Sikh Li Regiment displayed band and arms and ammunitions which attracted the garhering lot.
As such, students of Gossaigaon JNV got the first prizes in both parade and cultural programme. On the occasion, financial assistance amounting of Rs. 15,000 were also given to the Women SHGs under NRLM by the Chirang DRDA.
BTC Secretary Carol Narzary, ex- MLA Matindra Basumatary, BTC ex-speaker Paniram Brahma, ex- EM James Basumatary, Chirang DC Rupak Kumar Mazumdar, SP Ranjan Kumar Bhuyan, all heads staff of the departments were present on the occasion.