Skip to main content

Bishnupriya Manipuri bodies resolve to work together

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

Silchar, Jan 1: The annual conference of Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Students’ Union (NBMSU) and Bishnupriya Manipuri Ganasangram Parishad (BMGSP) which was held recently in Dr. Kaliprasad Memorial Divyashram Sanskriti Kendra, West Kachudaram, 30 km from here, took up for discussion a number of issues. The conference was conducted by acting president Gourav Rajkumar of NBMSU and acting president Dibakar Sinha of BMGSP. The general secretary of NBMSU Manoj Sinha took up the agenda and presented the annual report before the assembly.

The report was assented to and approved by the members present. A slew of resolutions adopted at this crucial annual conference included among others the formation of ‘Bishnupriya Manipuri International Students’ Development and Welfare Fund’. This fund would be utilized to extend adequate financial help to poor but meritorious students, besides offering grant to the poor students of talent as well as to the educated and unemployed youths in general in order to help them in their studies.

It was also decided that the International Welfare Fund so created would help the Bishnupriya Manipuri students in their pursue of studies and enable them to pass UPSC and APSC examinations in first class. Another development of significance was the unanimous selection of Gourav Rajkumar as the president of central committee of NBMSU. Dipu Sinha, former president of the students central committee, was expelled from the primary membership of the student body for his anti-organizational activities. The Government of Assam was thanked for including Bishnupriya Manipuri as MIL in the curriculum of SEBA and AHSEC.

Similarly, Assam University and Gauhati University were complimented for inducting Bishnupriya Manipuri as MIL in their courses of higher studies. The higher secondary education wing of the Assam Government was particularly complimented for incorporating Bishnupriya Manipuri language in the curriculum of Assam University and Gauhati University. In order to press the Centre for including Bishnupriya Manipuri as OBC and also for starting separate cell of Bishnupriya Manipuri language in AIR and DDK, both the Union and Parishad will have no alternative than to go for long drawn agitation.

Kripa Nath Malah, MLA of Ratabari, was specially thanked for extending all possible help in the broader interest of the community. A resolution was adopted in the conference to constitute ‘Bishnupriya Manipuri Talent Search Examination Board’ for holding Bishnupriya Manipuri talent search examination for the talented students from this year of 2017. The conference has been considered significant and well attended with 500 representatives and delegates from different places of Barak Valley. It has also been claimed apart from these delegates, more than hundred students turned up from different educational institutions of the valley.

In the open session of the conference were present senior most litterateur and the general secretary of Bishnupriya Manipuri Sahitya Sabha, Nabendra Chandra Sinha, editor of ‘Abhiman’ news paper, Tambak Sena Sinha, social activist, Subal Sinha, former chairman of Ganasangram Parishad, Rajlakshmi Sinha, working president of the women wing, Mahendra Sinha, president, Primary Teachers Association, and Bimal Sinha, vice president, Bishnupriya Manipuri Language Teaching, Training, Diploma Holders Association, among others.

The resolutions adopted in the open session which were widely supported aimed at promoting the interests of the students and youths of the community. The help and cooperation of all sections people of the society were sought. Rajkumar Anilkrishna, chief advisor, presided over the open session. The one day open session concluded on a positive note, impressing upon the members of both the Union and the Parishad to work in close coordination and in the larger interest of the community.

Courtesy: The Sentinel

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

The 'Star' Krishankant Sinha of Space City Sigma

By RK Rishikesh Sinha, New Delhi It is a myth that the all-knowing Internet knows everything. One such myth relates to old television stuff aired on Doordarshan before 1990. Search in Google “Space City Sigma”, the search engine would throw up reminiscent results from the people who still long for those days. Those days were really golden days. Krishankant Sinha in the role of Captain Tara in Space City Singma For those who have watched Doordarshan some 15 to 20 years back, am sure they will have nostalgic memories of it. The days when possessing a now ubiquitous looking television set was a luxury. It was a neighbour’s envy product. It was a visual product to showoff, to flaunt that we have a television set . Those were the days when black and white, locked television was rarely found in homes. The days became immortal for teleserials like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Swami’s Malgudi Days (Ta-Na-Na-Na…), Ek-Do-Teen-Char (Title song: Ek do teen char, chaaro mil ke saath chale to

On Bhoomi Pujan for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, performance by Sinha Sisters

Definitely, the Bhoomi Pujan for Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is momentous day for the Bhratiya Sabhyata. In this historical moment, the Bishnupriya Manipuris (living in Assam, Tripura, Bangladesh, and Manipur), the event has been beautifully captured by the artists.  PM Modi at Ayodhya Here is Sinha Sisters with their singing expressing their astha and bhakti. It is true. Bhagwan Sri Ram lives in people's heart.  Do watch. Performance by mother and daughter.

Sri Sri Bhubaneshwar Sadhu Thakur

By Ranita Sinha, Kolkata Sri Sri Bhubaneshwar Thakur, the great saint of the Bishnupriya Manipuri Community was born on 26th October, 1871, in a remote village of Cachar district called Baropua in the state of Assam. He was born to a Xatriya Manipuri family. His father Sri Sanatan Pandit was a Sanskrit teacher and mother Srimati Malati Devi, a house wife. Sadhu Baba from his childhood was indifferent to all worldly happenings. He was engrossed in chanting the name of Lord Krishna. Along with other students of his age, Sadhu Baba started taking lessons of grammar and other spiritual literature from his father. At a very young age he lost his mother but he was brought up with utmost love and care by his step mother. At the age of eighteen, Sadhu baba lost his father, so, to continue his spiritual education under the guidance of Rajpandit Mineshwas Swarbabhwam Bhattacherjee, he went to Tripura. But within one year he made up his mind to visit all the holy places and as such he took permis