PA Sangma Memorial Lecture Begins In BU


KOKRAJHAR, MAY 13: The first ever Purno Agitaok Sangma memorial lecture cum international seminar on the topic of revisiting diversity in north east India: Ethnicity, religion, culture and beyond began from today at Bodoland University with two-day programme scheduled in Kokrajhar.

Nearly hundred participants are participating the event which was organised by department of Political Science, Bodoland University, department of History of Bodoland University, UN Academy, Kokrajhar in associaion with Education department of Bodoland Territorial Region government.

Meghalaya Chief Minister ( elder son of PA Sangma) Conrad Kongkal Sangma and BTR CEM Pramod Boro lit the lamp to inaugurate the seminar.

Boro said that the first ever PA Sangma memorial lecture is regarded as an impressive and very important moment for the peoples of the state as well north-eastern states.

He has recalled contributions late PA Sangma who had contributed towards the welfare and integration of the society across the northearern states during his days.

” A fearless, prudent & an upright leader, Padma Vibhushan Purno Agitok Sangma’s strong voice & contributions towards the development of north east is unforgettable. His message that ‘tribals should think beyond reservation’ still inspires tribals across NE and India”, Boro said.

Meghalaya CM, Sangma said that former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma was a leader of peoples who represented the Meghalaya state as well northearern states and voiced for the welfare and development of the north-eastern region.

He has termed that PA Sangma was the icon of the north-eastern states through whom peoples from the region have got identity as well integrational environment among the communities.

He has extended thanked to the organisers including Bodoland University, Government of Bodoland Territorial Region for organising the PA Sangma memorial lecture which has been impressed Meghalaya state as well peoples of the northearern states.

He said that the PA Sangma foundation will extend cooperation while organising seminar or human welfare activities carrying out in days to come.

Among other, Assam cabinet minister Urkhao Gwra Brahma, Bodoland University vice chancellor Prof Laishram Ladu Singh, state infirmation commissioner Samudra Gupta Kashyap were prominent attendees in the event.