By Dr Buljit Buragohain
GUWAHATI : The annual general meeting of Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva (SSS) was held today at Nagaon. It was attended by the members of the Society coming from different parts of the state. Dr Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti, President of SSS conducted the meeting. Mridu Moucham Bora, secretary of SSS presented annual reports and accounts, which were accepted.
The AGM elected a new committee for the period 2022-2025. Dr Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti and Mridu Moucham Bora were re-elected as President and Secretary. Dr Mallika Kandali, Dr Madhuchanda Chaliha Bhuyan and Amitabh Bora were elected Vice President, while Pradip Hazarika was elected co-ordinator cum treasurer and Indranil Gayan was elected assistant treasurer. Dr Buljit Buragohain and Nilamani Bora were made media in-charge of the society.
Prominent businessman Joon Rajkhowa also attended the meeting. In a resolution, the society lamented the mal-administration of the Namghars in the urban areas and called for their rejuvenation. The Namghariyas of the urban area Namghars need to be more active in generating interest of the people in Sankari culture. The committee decided to organise a workshop in July on the use of Brajawali as it is very important for Sankari culture. It also decided to set up a weaving unit in its Aharya production centre. It may be mentioned that the society has trained many youths in Aharya production and also running its own production unit.