SILAPATHAR, April 29 - The former students of Dibrugarh Mising Higher Secondary School celebrated �Mahamilan Samaroh� with a three-day programme starting April 27.
The Dibrugarh Mising Higher Secondary School is one of the oldest schools in Dhemaji district. Situated at Ujani Sissi Tangani Gaon Panchayat in Sissi Revenue Block under Dhemaji district, it was established in 1943 as Mathura Bali ME School in Mathura Bali Sapori on the bank of the Brahmaputra.
The school was re-established as Dibrugarh Mising ME School in 1952 in the middle of Chekaimukh, Kosek and Borghuli village under Ujani Sissi Tangani Gaon Panchayat. The Dibrugarh Mising Higher Secondary School was opened in 1962 and provincialised in 1975. The Higher Secondary section was introduced in 1992.
The programme on the first day started with a cleanliness drive by Burisuti, Ujani and Madhya Anchalic Committee of Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK). A plantation drive was led by Bidhan Doley, secretary of the reception committee.
The president of the celebration committee Makhan Kaman Kuli hoisted the flag and swahid tarpan was offered by Seniram Taye, Subhashmal Pegu Lakhindar Kutum and Kanta Mili. A statue of Romesh Mohan Kuli was unveiled by Padmawati Kuli.
It may be mentioned here that Romesh Mohan Kuli was a Minister under the Assam Government and founder Headmaster of the school. In memory of the former Headmaster, the foundation stone of the Balin Chandra Kuli Memorial Library was laid by the Head of the Eye Department of Assam Medical College, Dr Jawahar Jyoti Kuli.
On the first day, Ainitom, Anunitom, modern song, Bihugeet, musical chair and march past was held among the students.
On the second day, a cultural procession was taken out. The souvenir titled Milan Tirtha was released by retired Principal of Silapathar Residential Higher Secondary School Bhupendra Nath Pegu. A book titled Dogne Dokpun was released by retired teacher Poteswar Doley.
�Satirtha Sanmilan� and �Antaranga Alaap� was held among the ex-students of the school. The programme was conducted by the president of the celebration committee Makhan Kaman Kuli and anchored by Dilip Pegu.
On the third and final day, a discussion on the topic, �Role of teachers, guardians and students in the development of education and social scenario� was organised. The open session was also held.