KOKRAJHAR, MAR 29: The second edition of Jothumma (Tribal Youth Conclave) began from Tuesday at Bodofa Cultural Complex with three day colourful programme scheduled in Kokrajhar.
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) executive council member (ECM) Pankoj Teron lit the lamp to inaugurate the Jothumma.
Over 200 delegate and representatives from 29 autonomous councils of the country are participating the event which would be continued till 31st March that has been marked deep discussion on the welfare and development aspects of the tribal communities as well sixth scheduled aspects.
The event was organised by Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) government that withnessed of multi cultural showcase and get-together session among the participants.
Prominent participating autonomous councils are included Ladak,Kargil from Jammu – Kashmir, autonomous councils of northeastern states including Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao,Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), Kamatapur Autonomous Council (KAC) etc.
Panchuk Thasi, executive member of Ladak district hill autonomous council, Kargil, Tshering Namgyal, Councilor of district hill autonomous council, Leh have lauded the organisers for organizing the grand event of the Jothumma which has withnessed a good sharing and discussion on the integration and uplift of the tribal indigenous communities across the country.
The inaugural session was chaired by BTR executive member and chairman of Jothumma organising committe, Daobaisa Boro have welcomed all delegate and participants in the event.
He said that the the Jothumma was organised to make integration and harmony among the tribal communities in the country.
The event witnessed multicultural demonstration representing different indigenous communities across the region.
Among others, BTR executve members Ranjit Basumatary, Reoreoa Narzihary, Wilson Hasda, chairman of Kamatapur Autonomous Council Hiteswar Barman were prominent attendees on the occasion.