BONGAIGAON, Sept 21 - Patience is less in the students of Bongaigaon, Chirang and Kokrajhar districts as they eat pork frequently, said Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma while comparing the bright students of Barpeta district at the Anundoram Borooah Award, 2017, distribution ceremony on Wednesday. So, the minister urged the guardians to give their children �Muah� fish (a species of small fish) to eat for sharp mind.
All total 2,067 students, who had secured 75 per cent marks in last HSLC and High Madrasah exams, of Baksa, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts were given away this award (which contains a laptop, an Assamese dictionary and a certificate) at a function held at ITI field in Bongaigaon town on Wednesday.
Minister Brahma also inaugurated the award distribution ceremony in presence of local legislator, Phani Bhusan Choudhury, AMTRON managing director, MK Yadav and Bongaigaon Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu.
In his address, Deputy Commissioner Pegu presented a short account of Anundoram Borooah and inspired the students to follow the icon. Legislator Choudhury called upon the students to follow Borooah in their future career. However, Minister Brahma cautioned the students and guardians of the ill effect of android mobile phones.