KOKRAJHAR, May 2 � The All Bodo Students� Union (ABSU) observed the 25th death anniversary of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma at Thulangapuri, Dotma in Kokrajhar district on Friday with a day-long colourful programme.
The student body has adopted and declared the Boragari village as a model village, the birthplace of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, former president of the students� union on his 25th death anniversary.
In this connection, an open session was also held which was presided over by the president of ABSU Promod Boro. Noted journalist Adhip Phukan graced the open session as the chief guest while Nina Khado, former adviser of the All Arunachal Pradesh Students� Union (AAPSU) attended the session as an invited guest.
Addressing the gathering, Phukan said that Brahma was a leader of high thinking and philosophy who had launched a movement for the Bodos and other downtrodden communities in the State. He also said that UN Brahma�s contribution towards Bodo society was endless and it has had a profound influence upon the society. He also thanked the ABSU for their noble venture of adopting Boragari village as a model village in the memory of Bodofa UN Brahma on this special occasion.
Dr Kameswar Brahma, president of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha, UG Brahma, ex- Rajya Sabha MP, former MLAs Karendra Basumatary, Parmeswar Brahma, BTC, MCLA Rwngwra Narzary were also present and addressed the gathering.