Kokrajhar: Massive preparations are going in full swing to celebrate Gwthar Bathou San-2018(Bathou Divos) at Bathou Thansali, Baganshali in Kokrajhar on Tuesday. Talking to www.assamtimes.org, Mono Kumar Brahma, chairman of the Reception Committee said the Gwthar Bathou San(Bathou Divos) will be celebrated with full fledged state holiday for the first time across the state on second Tuesday of Magh month(January 23) with festive fervor through Bathou tradition. The celebration has been organised by Bathou Traditional & Cultural Centre,Kokrajhar South Biyab of All Bathou Religious Union at Bathou Thansali,Baganshali in Kokrajhar with colourful programme scheduled.
BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary will attend as chief guest,Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary,BTC executive members Rajib Brahma,Doneswar Goyary are attending as guests on the celebration. A worship and prayer session also be organised on the day where thousands of Btahou followers as well as various organisation,NGOs,head of the institution,teaching staffs,studentsfrom different school,college and universities are participating the Bathou Divos celebration.
A memorandum to the Prime Minister through BTAD Chief will be sent requesting a holiday all over the country in the name of Gwthar Bathou San. Programmes like flying bundles of baloons and setting free white pigeons are lined up to mark the occasion.