Imphal Times Supplementary issue Page No. 4 Bombayla Devi & Tripura’s Thanga Awardee Bhupen Darlong conferred award Hazarika’s voice resonates in at parade Imphal Jan 26, Agency typical Assamese ‘Sarai’ (1987), Padma Shri (1977), Guwahati Jan 27, followed by Sattriya Dance Dada Saheb Phalke Award ’s very own performed with the song (1992), (2001) Laishram Bombayla Devi has The voice of Bhupen Mahatmai Hasi Bole-Ram O and (2012- been awarded the Padma Shri Hazarika, popularly known as Rahim in voice of Bhupen posthumously). for distinguished service in the ‘Bard of Brahmaputra’, Hazarika. did his PhD Sports (Archery). resonated at ’s The rear portion shows a from Columbia University in Congratluating her, Chief Rajpath as the Assam tableau, typical Assam house on the 1952. Minister, N Biren Singh depicting the handloom of the verandah of which there is a The cultural icon also had a wished her all the best for state inspired by Mahatma large sculpture of Mahatma brush with politics and had her future endeavour. Gandhi made its way during Gandhi spinning charkha. unsuccessfully contested the Devi is amongst the nine the In the lower part, a concrete Guwahati Lok Sabha seat on a leading sportspersons from celebrations, a day after the house which is known as BJP ticket in 2004. He was an nine disciplines including Bharat Ratna was “Poki” – the house of independent MLA in Assam (basketball), posthumously awarded to Jyotiprasad Agarwalla of during 1967-72. (), him. Tezput where Mahatma Bhupen Hazarika gave music (), A poet, music composer, Gandhi stayed in 1934 was in acclaimed Bollywood (football), Ajay singer, actor, journalist, author shown. movies — Rudaali, Darmiyaan, Thakur (kabaddi), Bachendri and filmmaker, Bhupen Also shown was an Assamese Gaja Gamini, Daman and many Pal (mountaineering), Sharath Hazarika, the self-proclaimed working on a typical Assamese hits, including the Kamal (table tennis) and jajabor, or wanderer, took the handicrafts in a thatch house. award winning film Sameli (wrestling) Award in 2014, followed by Padma Vibhushan, 14 Padma musical genius from Tripura. rich folk heritage of Assam The side panel in the end Memsaab. who have been awarded one Academic Fellowship Award Bhushan and 94 Padma Shri Heartiest greetings to and interpreted it beautifully showcase relief mural celebrated its 70th of the highest civilian award in 2015 and the state level Awards. Out of these 21 Thanga Darlong ji on being for the world through his depicting various handicraft Republic Day with a grand in the country. Vayoshresta Samman in 2016. awardees are women , 11 conferred the Padma Shri songs. items of Assam. display of its military might From Tripura, famous art- He was also honored with the person from the Foreigners / Award. The front portion of One of Assam’s few and rich cultural diversity as music-flute (rosem) artist, Centenarian award. NRI/PIO/OCI category, 3 An exceptional musical Assam’s tableau showcased balladeers, Bhupen Hazarika the ceremonial parade rolled Thanga Darlong (96) has The Padma Shri awards are Posthumous awardees ans 1 genius from Tripura, Shri a life-size Assamese woman was cherished in Bangladesh down the majestic Rajpath in been nominated for the Padma announced every year on the transgender awardee. Darlong has made exemplary working on her loom as much as in Guwahati and New Delhi in presence of Shri Award. occasion of Republic Day. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar efforts for nurturing the production, depicting the . He died in 2011. South African President Cyril Thanga Dharlong, who hails This year, the President of Deb congratulated Darlong indigenous culture of growth of cottage industry. Bhupen Hazarika was awarded Ramaphosa as the chief from Kailashahar, was India Ram Nath Kovind, has on his achivements on . NorthEast especially the art The middle portion showed a Sangeet Natak Akademi Award guest. acknowledged with National approved conferment of 112 Also wrote that Thanga of playing Rosem musical Sangeet Natak Academy Padma. The list comprises 4 Darlong is an exceptional instrument. Citizenship Bill Row War of Conflict Resolution is The Shared words between Rahul Gandhi & Responsibility of the District Administration, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Twitter Says Ccpur Dc Sl Poonia Source: HT region for political gain. He to large scale migration from Guwahati Jan 27, tweeted. Himanta Biswa Bangladesh and affect DIPR A war of words broke out on Sarma, a former Congress indigenous populations. CCPUR, Jan 26 Twitter between Congress leader who joined the BJP in The Bill has sparked protests president Rahul Gandhi and 2015, hit back saying that it across much of the Northeast The 70thRepublic Day was senior Assam BJP leader was the Congress which had and spurred the Asom Gana celebrated in all its solemnity Himanta Biswa Sarma over “strangulated the Northeast” Parishad (AGP) to walk of the and grandeur at Public the Citizenship Amendment for decades. BJP-led government in Assam Ground, Hiangtam Lamka, Bill. The Citizenship Amendment last month. Churachandpur today with There have been widespread Bill was passed in the Lok Last week, BJP general Deputy Commissioner of protests in the northeast Sabha in the Parliament’s secretary Ram Madhav Churachandpur Shri Shyam against the Citizenship Bill winter session of Parliament, rushed to Assam after five Lal Poonia hoisting the that seeks to confer but was stalled in the Rajya MLAs of the ruling party in National Tri-Colour and citizenship on non-Muslim Sabha. Voting on it is Assam openly voiced their taking salute of the marching religious groups from expected in the Rajya Sabha opposition to the Bill as it contingents comprising of Afghanistan, Bangladesh during the budget session would violate provisions of BSF, Ex-Servicemen, Civil and Pakistan. beginning January 31. There’s the Assam Accord, signed in Police, VDF, IRB Band Party, Rahul Gandhi alleged that the fear in the Northeast that 1985 after a six-year agitation Cadets of different NCC units BJP was trying to polarise the passage of the Bill could lead against illegal immigrants. and School children. Presentation of colourful taken and FOOTGAL 2018 Under Seekho Aur Kamao are all geared up and ever cultural items by different was one such event which initiative of Ministry of committed to ensure Free and th troupes, soulful rendering of created mass awareness Minority Affairs, Govt. of Fair Election with No Voter to 70 R-Day Celebration at Kangpokpi ‘Vande Mataram’ by artistes, about the cause of Girl Child India around 120 girls and be left behind. The Deputy DIPR gratitude to Dr B R Ambedkar, A Republic Day special issue presentation of Special and at the same time, boys of the district are Commissioner congratulated Kangpokpi, Jan 27 the architect of Indian of “Kangpokpi Today”, Recognition Awards to provided much needed undergoing one year training the District Election team who Constitution, and other published by District outstanding social workers, platform to young girls course in aviation and devoted timelessly to purify As celebrated in different members of the Constitution Information Office, Kangpokpi Govt. employees, Red coming from different hospitality in Guwahati, said Electoral Rolls and it was a parts of the country, District Drafting Committee. The was released by the Chief Guest Blankets to Village Chiefs, backgrounds, asserted the the DC. The District result of the hard work of Administration, Kangpokpi ADC also lauded the District during the celebration. And as March Past Contingents and Deputy Commissioner. Administration has plans for District Election Team that the today celebrated the “70th Police, NCC and the school done in the preceding years, a Friendly Football match He remarked, to get real time setting up a youth Centre Best District Election Officer between DC XI Team and SP first-hand information on dedicated to girl child right Award has been received on Republic Day”at the DC students for their active certificates for recognition of Office Complex, Kangpokpi. XI Team marked the occasion. gender wise child birth, Guddi next to Lamka Public Ground the occasion of National participation in Republic Day commendable service were The celebration began with Addressing the gatherings, -Gudda (Girl & Boy) Boards wherein a first football arena Voters Day. He appealed to all celebration and other such given to several staff and the unfurling the tricolour important national and state officials belonging to different DC/Churachandpur Shri are being set up at all in the district will be ready in the voters of the district to National Flag by Additional celebrations. departments in the district. Shyam Lal Poonia said that Anganwadi Centres of the next few months which the cast their valuable votes in Deputy Commissioner the District Administration is district under seven ICDS Deputy Commissioner is ethical manner to strengthen ShriJoel G Haokip, MCS, who trying its best to deliver good Projects. The DC said, a confident that the initiative the democracy. was present as Chief Guest governance, which is beautiful BBBP anthem has will help in supporting the Poonia also called upon the Certificate Lost of the function. ShriSony transparent and accountable been developed with cause of girl child. He people of the district to I have lost my original Mark sheet of Class X (All India Siem Go Sang, MPS, SDPO of to the public of the district. inspiring video and the same appealed to all to unite in the reiterate their solemn pledge Secondary School Examination 2006) Bearing Roll no Kangpokpi Police In line with this, the DC said was released on National Girl BBBP mission which gives to work with dedication 3123181 issued by CBSE, on the way from my residence to commanded the Parade that conflict resolution is the Child Day 2019. Around 70 equal rights and untiringly, with harmony and Lilong on 21/1/2019. Finders are Requested to hand over which includes contingents shared responsibility of the mothers who have completed opportunities to girl child coordination, for making the the same to the Undersigned. of District Police, Kangpokpi, District Administration and it 100 percent immunization for for an inclusive district a better place to live in. ICDS, ASHA workers, NCC is committed to sort out the girl child were felicitated Churachandpur, which is full Amongst other dignitaries Sd/- and several government and issues, smaller or bigger and also 50 mothers who of potential and free from attending the event included Elizabeth Khumukcham private schools in the district through dialogue and within have given birth to girl child any discrimination. Chairman of ADC, Luwangsangbam Awang Leikai includingJNV, MBC School, the purview of the Indian through institutional delivery All the 603 villages of the Churachandpur Shri T Ph no: 7085931557 Elite Hr. Sec. School, Constitution. were also honoured. He district have been covered Paukhanlian; Vice-Chairman of Diamond English School, PM Highlighting the added, under people initiative under “GTV or Go to Village ADC, Shri Paolal Haokip; other Academy, etc. achievements of the district for girl’s education, Mission” with doorstep Members of ADC; Sr. SP In his address to the public, during the last one Churachandpur scholarships delivery of various services, (Churachandpur) Shri Kabib K; Certificate Lost ADC, KangpokpiShriJoel G year,Poonia said worth Rs. 2.5 Lakh were said the DC while also DLOs, Army Officials, BSF I have lost my original Mark sheet of Class X (All India Haokip, MCS, stated the Churachandpur has been distributed to 23 girls lauding the District Health Officials, Chiefs and Social Secondary school Examination 2009) bearing Roll no 3130247 significance of being a selected for implementation belonging to economically officials and to the entire Activists. issued by CBSE, on the way from my residence to Lilong on Republic and the importance of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao poor section. The Deputy team of the district hospital Special issue of 21/1/2019. Finders are Requested to hand over the same to of the role of the people in a (BBBP) Abhiyan, which is Commissioner appealed to all for bagging the prestigious ‘Churachandpur Reporter’ the Undersigned. Republic. While expressing Save the Girl Child and to contribute towards this Kayakalp Award. published by the District Sd/- his pleasure of being a citizen educate the girl child. noble cause so that education He further said, as this is the Information Office was Khumukcham Anni Devi of a republic country like Towards this end, various of the needy girls can be Election year, the State and released to commemorate the Luwangsangbam Awang Leikai India, he showed his humble initiative has been successful supported. District Election machineries occasion. Ph no: 7005131327

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