World TB Day Observed In Kokrajhar

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KOKRAJHAR, MAR 24: Along with rest of the state, the World TB Day, 2021 was observed at Tipkai in Kokrajhar district on Wednesday that saw huge citizens participation.

An awareness rally was carried out which was started from the premises of Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma College, Tipkai traversed to Tipkai bazaar and back to the Tipkai College followed by a seminar in the hall of the college where hundreds of students were participated.

The seminar was chaired by Dhanranjal Lal, Principal of Gurudev Kalicharan Brahma College, Tipkai.

District TB officer, Kokrajhar Dr. Kaushik Das attended the programme as speaker who elaborated the symptoms of TB (Tuberculosis) and diagnosis and treatment. He said that the World TB Day was observed in Tipkai which is geographically hard to reach area and to uplift the rural population to bring awareness on TB.

The other speakers were Nita Baruah, Lecturer, Tikai Senior Higher Secondary School and Biswa Kumar Brahma and Amar Brahma, social workers of Tipkai area.

In the meeting five numbers of cured TB patients who are called TB Champions were felicitated with Aronai.

The seminar was followed by magic show performed by Magician P.C. Chanda on awareness of TB Symptoms through his magic show.