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21 February 2023: On 21/02/2023, Department of Assamese in collaboration with IQAC, Digboi College has organised International Mother Language Day in college auditorium at 11.00 am. The chief guest of the occasion was eminent writer and speaker, Mayur Bora. The programme started with a chorus performed by the students of Digboi College. The honoree was introduced by Dr. Mrinal Kumar Gogoi and felicitated by the Principal of Digboi College, Dr. Dip Saikia. The inaugural speech was given by Principal, stating the importance of the Mother Language Day and enlightening its history. Following the session, the Assamese department’s magazine Manjuri (মঞ্জুৰী) along with department’s publication Sinta bisitra (চিন্তা- বিচিত্রা) (Editor: Achyut Saikia) were inaugurated by the guest of honour. Going with the programme, the invited guest literary veteran “Mayur Bora”, delivered his speech. He made aquainted the spectators with the history of Assam and it’s native language. Further, he signifies the Mother Language Day and it’s observance to promote linguistic as well as cultural diversity.
A total of 42 faculty and staff members were present on this celebration along with a good strength of students. Also, president of Governing body, Digboi College were present at the occasion. The programme was hosted by Dr. Mrinal Kumar Gogoi, followed by Dr. Lakkhi Devi.
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: Auditorium, Digboi College