Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Int'l Women’s Day at Orengajuli tea garden

On the occasion of International Women’s Day held on Sunday at Orengajuli tea garden, the Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri district urged the tea women workers to come together to eradicate the curse of gender inequality in the district. In a programme organised by the Orengajuli and Nonaipara tea estate Mahila Samity at Orengajuli market complex to celebrate the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner Smt. Sadhona Hojai in presence of Smt. Kamali Basumatary, MLA 64 No. Panery constituency, Sri Suresh Tanti, MCLA 33 No. Nonai Serphang constituency (BTC), Ranjit Deka, President Nonai Sephang Block BPF, Mariam Toppo, President Udalguri district AAWAA and members of various organisations and tea estate workers said, “ The women plays an important role in nurturing and shaping lives of their children by providing education and to prohibit liquor drinking in the society especially in the tea garden areas.”

Speaking on the occasion, Smt. Kamali Basumatary said, “It is a day to rekindle hope to the oppressed section of women. Women must be encouraged towards the rights of a woman. Sharing her views, the MLA demanded that 8th March should be declared as a holiday for the government and non- government sectors so that women working in tea estates may observe the day.

It may be mentioned here that International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day was marked with garden jhumur dances. The occasion was presided over by Sarita Xalxo, President of the Samity.

Author info

Robertson Tanti's picture

Borengajuli Tea Estate Dimakuchi, Udalguri, Assam

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

ISI in Northeast India

30 Dec 2007 - 9:26am | Nava Thakuria
The people of Northeast India may not be strangers to the banned armed groups and their destructive activities, as more than 30 indigenous armed groups are waging a war against New Delhi for demands...

Model hospital inagurated at Bhergaon

27 Feb 2016 - 10:34pm | Shajid Khan
Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) EM Ganesh Kachari today inaugurated a model hospital at Bhergaon of Udalguri district .Talking to mediapersons, Kachari said that the BTC has not got their share of...

AJYCP, others set to greet Sonia visit with protest

13 Jun 2008 - 4:03pm | editor
Preparations are completing for Congress president Sonia Gandhi's visit to Guwahati on Friday even as students organisations are set greet the visit with a statewide protest. Talking to Assam Times...