Under the aegis of Hmar Literature Society (Hmar Sahityua Sabha) a book titled ‘History of The Hmars in North East India’ ( with special reference to Assam ) authored by Rev Hrilrokhum Thiek was released in a simple but solemn function held on Tuesday at the C H Khotlang Memorial at Moulhoi near Haflong.
Language, Culture and Literature always considered being the parameter of a civilized advance community or Nation, the Hmar community has marched ahead in this field of Literature. Meanwhile they have introduced books in Hmar language in schools and colleges.
Attending the function Dr V L T Bapui, a renowned educationist and litterateur disclosed that though the government has introduced the Hmar language in schools and colleges but there has been shortage of teachers and now The Hmar Literature Society has been paying the honorarium to the teachers. He appealed to the government ‘it would be a very good step for the government if the salaries of the teachers teaching hmar language in schools and college were bearded by the government’.
In this function correspondent of the Assam Tribune and Sangbad Lahari and N E TV, Sri Anup Biswas and Sri Pankaj Deb were felicited by the author of ‘History of The Hmars in North East India’ ( with special reference to Assam ) Rev Hrilrokhum Thiek with his book.