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Meritorious Students felicitated

"Students should focus on acquiring Knowledge as much as possible rather than focusing only on scoring marks for the purpose of examination", Said Chief Guest Tanmoy Pratim Borgohain, Deputy Commissioner of Hojai District while  addressing a felicitation programme organised by Hojai Unit  Asom Sahitya Sabha on Sunday afternoon at Satyarthi Bezbaruah Bhawan in New Market in Hojai.

He said along with studies students should try to explore themselves in different fields like sports, cultural activities, social work to enhance their personality , also in this competitive era one should try to keep themselves Up to date with current affairs.

DC further asserted," Time is very precious, each and every student should learn how to use time productively and try to utilise each minute of their life by learning new significant skills and become a responsible citizen of the Nation".

The meeting was presided by Binod Bihari Singh,President Hojai Unit Asom Sahitya Sabha. Dr. Shardanand Dev Goswami,Noted litterateur and President of Hojai District Asom Sahitya Sabha, Tapan Kar,Principal,Sankardev Junior College, Khalilur Rahman, General Secretary, Markazul Mariif,Jiten Deka, Block-Officer,Jugijaan, Gopi Kanta Das, Senior-Teacher,Don Bosco High School, Hare Govind  Kalita, Secretary,Hojai Unit Asom Sahitya Sabha and many more eminent dignitaries graced the occasion as guests and shared the dais.  

Notably, Hojai Unit of Asom Sahitya Sabha has been organising this felicitation programme since fourteen years where by meritorious students of Hojai who has secured Distinction and star-marks in High School Leaving Examination are felicitated every year.
This year altogether 157 students of different school of Hojai are been felicitated including the Sagnik Bainik of Don Bosco High School who secured tenth position and brought laurels for Hojai District. Students were awarded with a sapling of Neem tree, phulam gumcha and a certificate.


The whole event was anchored by Anup Kumar Borthakur, General Secretary, Hojai District Asom Sahitya Sabha.

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