UDALGURI, Jan 21 � �Mother tongue is the most powerful medium of instruction. A person who is educated through his mother tongue can easily prosper in life. To safeguard one�s art and cultural identity, one must follow this powerful medium of instruction�.
This was stated by Basanta Deka, director of Asom Jatiya Vidyalaya, Guwahati while speaking as the resource person in a seminar held on the occasion of the 50th Bodo Sahitya Sabha here today.
Deka observed that mother tongue helps children to innovate new ideas, think broadly which is not found in English medium school education.
The second seminar titled �Present trend in education and career building� was chaired by Dr Kameswar Brahma, president of BSS. Earlier, Taren Ch Boro, former vice president of BSS inaugurated the seminar.
Earlier the third day of the 50th Bodo Sahitya Sabha got under way at the Bwrigooma Pwthar here with BSS flag hoisting and homage to the martyrs followed by march past by 300 volunteers. The other of attraction of the day was the poets� meet at the exhibition site where more than 20 Bodo poets from various parts participated. Tomorrow, the last and fourthday will begin with delegates meet followed by cultural procession and open session.