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Tributes paid to Alaboi martyrs, Dr Kalam

By Correspondent

SUALKUCHI, Aug 7 - The Saraighat Journalists� Forum, a scribes� body of Julukbari constituency paid respects to the martyrs of Alaboi battle and APJ Abdul Kalam, the people�s President who endeared himself to all sections, especially the young .

Paying tributes to the martyrs, Kamal Kumar Baishya, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup said 10,000 Assamese warriors were killed in battle. Their dedication for the cause of Assam is an inspiration to us to fight against anti-social elements. He also recalled the contributions of Abdul Kalam to India�s progress in science and technology.

Jogendra Bharali, a senior journalist, while paying respects to APJ Abdul Kalam said that the latter was a man, who rendered good service for the well-being of the mankind. Dipti Islam, a senior official of the Kamrup district administration also addressed the meeting. Chairing the meeting, Paresh Baishya, president, Saraighat Journalists� Forum, explained the major steps being taken for publicising the Alaboi War at the national level. Explaining the objective of the day, Madhusudhan Medhi, secretary of the forum put strong emphasis on inclusion of the Alaboi War in the history syllabus of the secondary standard at the national level.

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