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International Day of World�s Indigenous People observed

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DOOMDOOMA, Aug 9 - The Doomdooma regional committee of All Adivasi Students� Association Assam (AASAA) in collaboration with its Hanhsara primary unit observed International Day of the World�s Indigenous People today at Hanhsara Girja Line LP School.

On the occasion, the AASAA insigne was hoisted by Doomdooma regional committee president Sawan Bag while the secretary of the committee Angat Benia initiated the Smriti Tarpan programme.

Later, a meeting was held which was chaired by Prahlad Nayak, adviser of the Doomdooma regional committee of AASAA.

Addressing the meeting, the vice president of Tinsukia district committee of AASAA Suresh Bhumij, Doomdooma regional committee adviser Bijoy Tanti, Hanhsara primary unit president Philip Tirkey and secretary Ajoy Munda explained the significance of the day.

It may be mentioned here that International Day of the World�s Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world�s indigenous population.

This event also recognises the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve global issues such as environmental protection.

The day was first commemorated by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1994.

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International Day of World�s Indigenous People observed

DOOMDOOMA, Aug 9 - The Doomdooma regional committee of All Adivasi Students� Association Assam (AASAA) in collaboration with its Hanhsara primary unit observed International Day of the World�s Indigenous People today at Hanhsara Girja Line LP School.

On the occasion, the AASAA insigne was hoisted by Doomdooma regional committee president Sawan Bag while the secretary of the committee Angat Benia initiated the Smriti Tarpan programme.

Later, a meeting was held which was chaired by Prahlad Nayak, adviser of the Doomdooma regional committee of AASAA.

Addressing the meeting, the vice president of Tinsukia district committee of AASAA Suresh Bhumij, Doomdooma regional committee adviser Bijoy Tanti, Hanhsara primary unit president Philip Tirkey and secretary Ajoy Munda explained the significance of the day.

It may be mentioned here that International Day of the World�s Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world�s indigenous population.

This event also recognises the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve global issues such as environmental protection.

The day was first commemorated by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1994.