A two day photo exhibition on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and 8 years of Seva, Sushasan and Garib Kalyan is being organised by the Central Bureau of Communication, Regional office, Guwahati at the Central Jail here from Saturday 24th September .
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Shri Gobinda Malakar, Superintendent, Guwahati Central Jail said, “This is the first time such an exhibition has been organised inside the Guwahati Central Jail. Inside the Jail, there are many people of different castes & tribes, but Central Bureau of Communication has conveyed the message of unity and solidarity to us through this exhibition. These programme will encourage the inmates to empower and enrich their lives through various Government policies and initiatives.”
Addressing the gathering Smt. Pavni Gupta, Deputy Director, Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, said that the purpose of this photo exhibition is to make people aware about the contribution of the Freedom fighters to our freedom struggle and make them aware about our rich history and heritage. She further said that, through the photo panels displayed in this exhibition, we can learn about the unsung heroes of the Northeast like Kanaklata Baruah, Kushal Konwar, Maniram Dewan and many others.
The department artistes of CBC, Guwahati presented a colourful cultural performance in the exhibition through classical & modern music and dances like the Dal badli dance of Rajasthan.
On this occasion Art competition and music competition were held among the inmates of the jail. The prizes of these competitions will be distributed in the second day of the exhibition.
Shri Kalyan Choudhury, Jailor, Guwahati Central Jail, Smt. Parinita Borah, Jailor, Guwahati Central Jail, Smt. Hiramani Das, Field Exhibition Officer, CBC, Guwahati were also present on the occasion.
The second day of the exhibition will also showcase cultural performances by Private Registered Troupes of CBC, Guwahati.