TIPKAI, March 17 � The two-day 52nd session of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) concluded today at Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma Fwthar, Tipkai in Porbatjhora subdivision of undivided Dhubri district.
Addressing the mammoth gathering, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said his government was looking into issues like provincialization of Bodo medium schools, appointment of teachers and establishment of a separate directorate for tribal languages. Other problems of the Bodo medium educational institutions too would be solved soon through discussion, he added.
Gogoi said since inception BSS had been laying stress on education and all-round development of the Bodo society, which was highly appreciable.
The Chief Minister lauded the Bodo youths for coming forward on all fronts and said the Government of Assam was always for development and progress all the indigenous communities. Protection and survival of the rich traditions of the indigenous people were very important, he added.
He said since the BTC region was backward in all spheres, the Congress government supported creation of BTC.
Minister of Transport and Tourism Chandan Brahma in his speech said the Government of Assam would fulfil the demands of BSS and solve the problems afflicting the Bodo medium institutions.
BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary said literature is the mirror of a society and a society without a literary body is not known to people. He called upon the Asam Sahitya Sabha to act as a guiding force for other smaller ethnic literary societies.
Mohilary said the BTC authority has decided to arrange a get-together of all literary bodies of BTC region for sharing and exchanging views.
The meeting which was chaired by the president of BSS Dr Kameswar Brahma, was also addressed by the Principal of Government CTE Dr Mongalsing Hazoary. It was attended by MPs SK Bwiswmuthiary and Biswajit Daimary, MLAs Majen Narzary, Moneswar Brahma, Banendra Mashahary, Kamalsing Narzary, BTC EM Derhasat Basumatary, president of All Assam Tribal Sangha Ranjit Kr Borgoyary, president of Rabha Sahitya Sabha Jagat Kama and others.