JAMUGURIHAT, Nov 24 - The two-day 41st session of the All Bodo Students� Union (ABSU) and the 29th session of Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) of Naduar unit came to an end at Dabali Centre recently along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.
The main function of the joint session was inaugurated by Praneswar Basumatary, former MLA of Chatiya and presided over by Dharmeswar Basumatary, president of Bodo Peace Society. The flags of BSS and ABSU were hoisted by Santosh Basumatary, president of Bodo Sahitya Sabha, Naduar unit and Mantu Basumatary, president of ABSU�s Naduar unit respectively.
While Lawrence Islary, central secretary of ABSU participated as the chief guest, central organising secretary of ABSU, B Teron, Dudul Borkataki, central executive member of AASU, and Gopal Chetry, secretary of All Gorkha Students� Union (AGSU) participated as the guests of honour. Leaders of the All Assam Tea Tribe Students� Association, Assam Adivasi Students� Association, All Assam Minority Students� Union, Arunachal Pradesh Students� Union and Nishi Students� Union also participated in the meeting as guests.
The meeting adopted a few resolutions demanding the State Government to develop the backward and remote areas inhabited by various ethnic tribes and to provide safe drinking water, develop better surface communication, better educational facilities and electricity connection to more than 50 villages of the area such as Midangshri, Bhanupur, Amlaiguri, Jamuguri, Nagda, Delaishri, Edenbari, Bidangshri, Baimara, Bethel Nagar, Nazaret, Mainapara, among others.
Earlier, the delegates� sessions of ABSU and BSS were held separately. Bodo cultural items presented by the Bodo artistes enthralled the audience.