UNB Soldier of Humanity Award conferred Prof Ramesh Chandra Bharadwaj


KOKRAJHAR, JAN 10: Eminent educationist, Gandhian and Sanskrit-Vidya-Martanda and Sanskrit Seva Sammana awarded Prof Ramesh Chandra Bharadwaj was conferred 17th Upendra Nath Brahma Soldier of Humanity Award 2020 today at a award conferring ceremony held at ITA Machkowa Guwahati.
The award has been conferred by Upendra Nath Brahma Trust(UNBT) and All Bodo Students Union(ABSU).
The award comprising of a momento, citation, cheque of  1,00,000, Indi shawl and a traditional Aaronai.

The award has been conferred every year, which is a highest award presented from Bodos in the name of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, former president of the All Bodo Students Union(ABSU).
Accepting the award Prof Bharadwaj has expressed his happiness, said that this award has again encouraged him to dedicate more services in his life. He has recalled contribution and dedication of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma who had selflessly rendered his services wholeheartedly for the caused of the Bodo as well down trodden communities.
He has lauded the All Bodo Students Union for its working towards welfare of student community and social uplift in the state especially Bodo community.
“ABSU is a mother organisation of the Bodo community who has been dedicating for the welfare of the society. We must take bold step for uplift the society with positive way”, Bharadwaj said.
He has been emphasising good governance in BTR (Bodoland Territorial Region) under the young leadership of Pramod Boro, said that citizens must get healthy development and integration.
“Development of socio-economic among the society is need of the hour with maintaining peace and tranquillity”,he said.
He has assured for establishing Gandhi Ashram in Bodoland region from Gandhian mission to explore ideology and philosophy of Mahandas Karamchand Gandhi to build peace and integration environment.
He has urged the BTR authority to adopt policies to empower young generation for bringing explore knowledge and information across the region.
Senior journalist and editor in chief of Northeast Live Wasbir Hussain graced as chief guest on the occasion.
He has recalled Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, once he met Bodofa in Guwahati, said that Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma was a visionary leader of the down trodden community in the northeastern region.
“Bodofa Brahma had dedicated his whole life for the caused of the Bodo society as well across the down trodden communities.
He has termed that Bodofa was an inconic for bringing the Bodo community to a literate society. Bodofa had followed the Gandhian ideal and philosophy in his life.
“We must keep alive of philosophy and theology of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma to bring better healthy society,”, Hussain said.
Chairman of UNB trust, Dr Subung Basumatary told that the award conferring was started from 2004 and firstly, noted writer and former president of Bodo Sahitya Sabha Jogendra Kumar Basumatary was given away the award. The award has been giving away persons who are immensely contributing dedication and working for the human welfare and uplifting amongst the society.
“The trust is very happy to honour the award for Prof Bharadwaj  who contributed a lot towards literary uplift and social integrity in the state”, Dr Basumatary said.
Among others, BTR CEM Pramod Boro, president of Bodo Sahitya Sabha Toren Boro,ABSU president Dipen Boro, ex Rajya Sabha MP UG Brahma, Biswajit Daimary were prominent attendees which was chaired by senior journalist and State information commissioner Samudra Gupta Kashyap on the occasion.


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