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Bathow Mahasabha annual meet concludes

By Correspondent

TEZPUR, Feb 2 � �Since time immemorial, Bathow religion is prevailing in Boro society. A misconception was prevailing among the common people and even among the Bodos that ghost or certain evil spirits were worshipped through Bathow religion, following which many people of Boro society diverted from Bathow religion and adopted different religions like Christianity, Brahma religion, Satsang, Saibaba etc. But gradually a change has come to the people of Boro society after the prime religious platform of Boro society �Bathow Mahasabha� came into existence on May 19, 1992 after long time threadbare debate at Gwahati rest house� it was observed by Sahitya Akademy award winner, noted writer and principal of Kokrajhar Government College of Teachers� Education Dr Mangalsingh Hajwary on Tuesday while addressing a mammoth gathering in the open session of the sixth annual conference of Sonitpur district Bathow Mohasabha held at Khelmati area near here from January 29 with a three-day programme.

Saying a time has come to consider religion as a soul way to keep a society morally good and lead one on it�s right direction, he further stated that like in other religions people adopting the Bathow religion too it is believed that the world is controlled by an unseen power which has been believed to be almighty the God.

�Bathow refers five universally powerful things such as the Sky, Sun, air, water and the earth without which it is not possible for any creature to live,� he said adding that God never said he needs sacrifice of any innocent creatures in the name of worship. Bathow religion is spreading into neighbouring state Meghalaya, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and even in Bhutan and Nepal.

Earlier delivering the welcome address Sunil Kochari, general secretary of the reception committee said that there is an urgent need to check the problem like witch hunting, prophesies, oracle in the society.

ABSU president Pramod Boro attending the special meet held among the youth section on the second day of the three-day long programme urged the new generation to play a positive role in the society so that one cannot play any trick in the society in the name of religion. He also urged the every concerned to stand united against witch hunting.

The occasion presided over by noted social worker of the area Shantiranjan Basumatary was attended by local MLA Tanka Bahadur Rai, Sunit Sarma, principal of Sonali Junior college, social worker Thaneswar Boro among others. It may be mentioned that before the open session the prize winners of �Aroz� competition held during the three-day long programme were distributed.

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Bathow Mahasabha annual meet concludes

TEZPUR, Feb 2 � �Since time immemorial, Bathow religion is prevailing in Boro society. A misconception was prevailing among the common people and even among the Bodos that ghost or certain evil spirits were worshipped through Bathow religion, following which many people of Boro society diverted from Bathow religion and adopted different religions like Christianity, Brahma religion, Satsang, Saibaba etc. But gradually a change has come to the people of Boro society after the prime religious platform of Boro society �Bathow Mahasabha� came into existence on May 19, 1992 after long time threadbare debate at Gwahati rest house� it was observed by Sahitya Akademy award winner, noted writer and principal of Kokrajhar Government College of Teachers� Education Dr Mangalsingh Hajwary on Tuesday while addressing a mammoth gathering in the open session of the sixth annual conference of Sonitpur district Bathow Mohasabha held at Khelmati area near here from January 29 with a three-day programme.

Saying a time has come to consider religion as a soul way to keep a society morally good and lead one on it�s right direction, he further stated that like in other religions people adopting the Bathow religion too it is believed that the world is controlled by an unseen power which has been believed to be almighty the God.

�Bathow refers five universally powerful things such as the Sky, Sun, air, water and the earth without which it is not possible for any creature to live,� he said adding that God never said he needs sacrifice of any innocent creatures in the name of worship. Bathow religion is spreading into neighbouring state Meghalaya, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and even in Bhutan and Nepal.

Earlier delivering the welcome address Sunil Kochari, general secretary of the reception committee said that there is an urgent need to check the problem like witch hunting, prophesies, oracle in the society.

ABSU president Pramod Boro attending the special meet held among the youth section on the second day of the three-day long programme urged the new generation to play a positive role in the society so that one cannot play any trick in the society in the name of religion. He also urged the every concerned to stand united against witch hunting.

The occasion presided over by noted social worker of the area Shantiranjan Basumatary was attended by local MLA Tanka Bahadur Rai, Sunit Sarma, principal of Sonali Junior college, social worker Thaneswar Boro among others. It may be mentioned that before the open session the prize winners of �Aroz� competition held during the three-day long programme were distributed.