The two day long Photo exhibition cum outreach programme by Central Bureau of Communication(CBC), Regional office, Guwahati begins today at Raizmel Bhawan, Phulaguri, Nagaon. The theme of the exhibition is Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and 8 years of Seva, Sushasan and Garib Kalyan.
Inaugurating the exhibition Dr Sonashree Brahma, Circle officer and Executive Magistrate of Raha said that this country is celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to pay tribute to the martyrs and to aware the masses about their contribution. Talking about the Phulaguri Dhewa Dr. Brahma said that this place has great significance in the history of Indian freedom struggle movement. She recalled the farmer uprising in the Phulaguri area in October 1861.
Shri Palash Borah, Block Development Officer, Raha speaking on the occasion as the guest of honour recalled the sacrifices of the freedom fighters of the Nation. He urged the people of Phulaguri to remember and follow the ideals of the freedom fighters. He also urged the people of Phulaguri to remember the history of the place and to help preserve the heritage of the place.
Smt Barnali Mahanta, Field Publicity Officer, CBC, Guwahati spoke about the aim and significance of the programme in her welcome address.
Smt Hiramani Das, Field Exhibition Officer, CBC, Guwahati, Smt Kamini Das, President, Phulaguri Gaon Panchayat, Shri Pranab Barkakoti, Councilor, Anchalik Panchayat, Shri Prabin Hazarika,President,Phulaguri Dhewa Committee, Shri Pradeep Deka, Secretary, Phulaguri Dhewa Committee were also present in the occasion.
The two day exhibition showcases various photo panels on many unsung heroes of India’s freedom struggle as well as freedom fighters of the North-east. The exhibition also showcases the various initiatives and schemes of government in the last 8 years. Various competitions including art and quiz among students were also held in today’s programme.
Various stalls of handicrafts by Self Help Groups were also put up in the exhibition.
The Private Registered troupe under CBC, Guwahati and local artists performed many cultural programme on the theme of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.