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Bishnulal Upadhay remembered

"Politicians of country have resorted to self-centred politics there by amassing unaccounted wealth. The political corruption has deteiorated the sceneraio of politics . Though there exist polticians who are honest and are in the sphere for the cause of serving the mankind .One of such person was veteran politician and freedom fighter Bishnulal Upadhay. " This was the observation made by Dr. Dilip Baruah of Gauhati University here at Golmagaon High School of Udalguri on Sunday.

The Axom Nepali Sahitya Sabha(ANSS) Udalguri district committee organized a day long memorial lecture  marking the birth centenary programme of veteran politician,freedom fighter,literateur,philantrophist Bishnulal Upadhay .A memorial lecture on  the theme of 'Politics and Value' was also held .

The memorial lecture which was iniated by speech of  Debraj Sapkota and anchored by Ram Upadhay of ANSS was also attended by Puspadhar Sarma Principal of Udalguri HS school. In his speech Sarma recalled the contributions of late Bishnulal Upadhay in freedom movement.  Others who spoke on the ocassion include Dr. Khagen Sarmah from Gauhati University. The Nepali translated version of state anthem O' Mur Apunar Desh was also sung on the ocassion.

The programme was also attended by Loknath Upadhay son of Bishnulal Upadhay and Chairman of Gorkha Development Council , Joinarayan Luital and members of ANSS Udalguri district committee.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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