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Campaign to save Sreemanta Sankar Mission at Nagaon


NAGAON, Aug 31 - Pradyut Kumar Bora, senior advocate of Nagaon Bar and former president of Sreemanta Sankar Mission has started a campaign to save the future of the Mission. Sreemanta Sankar Mission, one of the oldest NGOs of the North East region, mainly devotes itself to fighting against blindness, TB, leprosy etc. It also runs an orphanage and a blind school here.

Sreemanta Sankar Mission having 42 bighas of land besides its main eye hospital, which has not been utilised properly. Now the Mission is planning to establish a market in that area which was opposed by Pradyut Kumar Bora. According to Bora, if the land is rented for market purposes, then it will not be easy to collect the monthly rent timely and a day will come when the ownership right of the Mission will be questioned.

That is why advocate Bora suggested establishing a modern old-age home with a garden for the inmates and for children of the locality. He further suggested establishing a physiotherapy centre and a vivah bhawan in that area to enhance the income of the mission.

These proposals were passed during his tenure as the president of the Mission and drawings were also made by an architect. Therefore, Bora has also appealed to people concerned to consider the resolution formally passed in the meeting of executive committee.

Advocate Bora also suggested proper implementation of traffic rules to check accidents. There should be specific parking areas for different vehicles and youths who have not attained the minimum age should not be allowed to use motorbikes, cars etc. He further suggested to evict the roadside business establishments for giving space to pedestrians. According to Bora, if traffic rules are implemented properly, then accidents will also be minimised. Bora also suggested proper controlling of heavy vehicles also in municipal area.

It may be mentioned here that Pradyut Kumar Bora has completed 50 years in the legal profession. To mark the golden jubilee of his legal profession, a function has been arranged on September 1 by Nagaon Bar Association. Justice Rumi Kumari Phukanwill grace the occasion.

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