BISWANATH CHARIALI, Oct 25 - A statue of Swahid Mukunda Kakati, a martyr of the �Quit India Movement� , who was shot dead by the British Police at Gohpur Police Station on September 20, 1942 after Kanaklata Baruah, was unveiled at the Swahid Mukunda Kakati High School, Halem under Gohpur subdivision in Biswanath district on Monday by Makar Ghimire, the founder retired assistant teacher of the school, as a part of the school�s golden jubilee celebration.
The teachers and the employees of the school got the statue constructed at an estimated cost of around two lakh rupees. Earlier, the celebration began with the hoisting of 50 flags symbolising fifty glorious years of the existence of the school.
A seminar entitled �the deteriorating results of the Government schools in the HSLC examination� followed the programme with Khagen Goswami, retired Vice-Principal of Chaiduar College, Gohpur in the chair. Rana Hazarika, retired Associate Professor of Biswanath College and Dr Jugal Borah, Principal, Nehru HS School, Gopalpur took part as resource persons in the seminar. In the speech, both the speakers highlighted the various issues related to the poor results shown by the Government schools in the HSLC examination in the State.