“Parents must stop pressurizing children in choosing their favourite subject. They must not be encouraged for shared memorizing for good marks”. So said Dimple Baruah, Asstt. Commissioner, Udalguri at Kalaigaon on February 20. She was addressing parents, teachers and students on the occasion of Parents Day and completion of 15 years of Lokapriya Bordoloi Public School, Kalaigaon, as the chief guest. On the occasion she remarked that present day parents are concerned more of children getting good marks rather than understanding basic concepts of any subjects. Parents must try to understand inner talents of children so as to support them in choosing their subject of interest. Earlier, inaugurating the open session at 1 pm Jayanta Das, president,Udalguri District Journalists' Union strongly criticized parents and teachers for encouraging students securing good marks by shared memorization without even basic knowledge.He said that such students would never be able to follow anything in higher stages causing deep rooted frustration.
The open session which was presided over by noted teacher of the district Sukleswar Deka was addressed by–Ram Charandra Singh, Officer-in-Charge, CRPF, Kalaigaon; SBI officer, Majidul Islam; social worker Bakul Sarkar and Headmaster of the school Basanta Deka. Spectacular cultural events were presenred by boys and girls of various schools of the locality.Certificates and medals were also awarded to winners of various cultural, sports and literaryevents.DN Hazarika,SDO(S), Udalguri inaugurated the cultural programme in the evening.