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AASU fetes meritorious students

Like every year the Tangla College unit AASU in co-ordination with Tangla anchalik AASU  (All Assam Students' Union ) feted the meritorious students who passed out last HSLC exam with flying colors.Gaurav Patowary 4th rank holder in HS Commerce and Dipankar Saha 10th rank holder in HS 2017  along with five Ph d. degree holders of the greater Tangla area were also feted on the ocassion here at the Bordoloi Bhawan premises on Sunday.

Attending the programme as chief guest Dr.Arupjyoti Chowdhury Dean of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University said," Science and its inventions should be blessing for mankind but contrary to that the scientic advancent has been the luxury of the elite class far away from the common people due to detrimental policies of the government."

Speaking on the ocassion as appointed speaker Lurinjyoti Gogoi General Secretary AASU called on on the students for all round development. He said only academic education lacking moral and social ethics would not leave a mark of a person in long run. He lamented the government for adopting pro-policies for English medium students in TET recruitment hampering vernacular medium students. Earlier the programme was inaugurated by Jayanta Kr. Bhattacharya Assistant General Secretary AASU. The purpose of the medting was conveyed by Pranjal Deka. The programme was anchored by popular actress Munmi Kalita and artiste Partha Pratim Pathak. An interactive session was also held between the guests and students.In the felicitation programme as many as 308 meritious students who passed out HSLC with flying colors were feted with phulam gamosa,mementos.


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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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