Week-long Arunachal-Assam cultural prog begins

Taram emphasizes on peace and tranquility

HOLLONGI, Nov 10: The 2nd edition of the week-long inter-state cultural programme cum food festival to promote the cultural relation and bond of unity among the people of Arunachal and Assam was inaugurated by Parliamentary Secretary, Home & Education Pani Taram amid huge gathering here on Friday.
Addressing the gathering, Taram emphasized on maintaining the peace and tranquility and friendly relationship between the people of Assam and Arunachal in boundary areas. There may be petty differences on few disputes along boundary areas, but the disputes need to be resolved with involvement of senior citizens, organizations and administration in order to promote communal harmony, he said.
He informed that 20 police check posts have been established in boundary areas in order to maintain peace and tranquility. He further warned those trouble makers to refrain from creating disturbances along boundary areas in the pretext of petty and political issues in the greater interest of people of both the states. He also appealed to the SMC and PRI members to maintain the schools properly in the border area.
Taram gave a positive response to a memorandum for construction of cycle stand, prayer shed, community toilet, teaches common room and water supply connection at Hollongi Upper Primary School, Patila and construction of Public Health Centre at Hollongi.
Gohpur SDO (Civil), Dr. Indranasi Das hoped that such cultural programme will strengthen the unity and bond between the people of both the state.
Orient Charitable & Education Society President and Organising Committee Chairman Yowa Bullet in his address stressed on coexistence between the people of both neighbouring states. He appealed all to promote communal harmony among the people in boundaries areas.
Among others, Hollongi ASM and Organising Committee Secretary, Nabam Rungkhi, Sub-Committee Secretary Kamal Horo, Gohpur HSS Vice Principal Anil Boruah, Bodo Students Union, Biswanath district unit leader Nijam Basumatary spoke on the occasion.