Gandhi Jayanti observed at Kalaigaon

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Kalaigaon, October 2: 150th Gandhi Jayanti was observed at Kalaigaon with gaiety with the unveiling of a life-size statue of Mahatma Gandhi. The celebration started at Kalaigaon IB premises with the plantation drive led by Dr.CP Payeng, Senior Medical Officer, Kalaigaon Model Hospital at 8 am. Kali Charan Barua, a relative of martyr Kanaklata Barua of Borongabari, Gohpur unveiled the life-size statue of Mahatma Gandhi built at the cost of Rs.1.2 million. The statue was built with public donation. The open session was presided over by Maheswar Boro, MLA, Kalaigaon LOC at 11 am. Taren Boro, president, Bodo Sahitya Sabha inaugurated a souvenir titled Mahatma on the occasion.Dr. Paramananda Rajbongshi, president, Asom Sahitya Sabha inaugurated a book on Assam Movement days titled ‘Asom Andolon: Kararudha Jibon Aru Etu Situ’ written by former AASU leader Hiren Kumar Saharia. Dilip Saikia, MP, Mangaldai LS and Basab Chandra Kalita, president, Sadou Asom Karmachari Parishad attended the ceremony as guests

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