World Senior Citizen day Observed by Biyoli Chora

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BIYOLI CHORA, the Senior citizen forum of Assamese people living in Delhi NCR has recently observed  the World Senior citizen day on 1st October 2020 in innovative way.      Each year, this special day has been celebrated by BIYOLI CHORA  in glittering  way in Srimanta Shanardev Bhawan but this time, due to Corona, it  could not be held in similar scale;  instead celebrated in  digital platform using WhatsApp messaging App.

The day long event  started with Krishna vandana  in the morning at 9 AM  which was followed by Welcome Address   by Dr.  Nripendra Nath Gogoi ,President where he  emphasised folowing  various recommendations  issued  by WHO to Senior Citizen to fight against  COVID-19.    Later, Sri Hironlal Dutta , General Secretary  presented the Last Two Years’  Activity Report  where he mentioned celebration of several events viz. Bohagi Milan, Swagatom Basanta , Hitor Anubhguti etc.  Also other activities like Contribution to the flood affected people of  Assam,  medical treatment towards the  celebrated singer Sjt Pankaj Bordoloi were described.  Then deep respect were conveyed to the departed souls of a few  members  including Gauri Kanta Handique,  one of the founder members of BIYOLI CHORA. Then  Sjt  Manik Dash, Treasurer  presented the Financial Statement.

The  7th Issue of Biyoli Chora’s magazine viz. BIYOLIwas inaugurated   by Sri Hironlal Dutta, Secretary cum Editor.  This magazine contains 88 pages with plethora of content contributed by 30 nos of Senior citizens.  It’s  cover page  was designed brilliantly by reputed Artist Col Jiten Hazarika. Later, Sri Dutta assured to dispatch the magazine  to all members through courier  at the earliest.

After concluding  the Inaugural  ceremony, the main program started with a  beautiful recitation by Dr Jayantimala Borpujari.  During the main program,  several  presentations  were performed viz. song by Sri Prabhat Sarma and Sri Pradip Sarma, recitation by Smti Arunima Sarma Mahapatra , Jyoti Sangeet and joke by Sri Troloikya Khound ; presentations by  Sri Ramesh Baruah, Sri Hiranya Kumar Das, Sri Manik Dash, Sri Nareshwar Sonowal, Sri Pranab Phukan, Sri Jagannath Bora;  a short story telling by  Dr Nilamani Sarma & Smti Rumi Sarma on a story composed by Smti Ulupi Kakoty. A violin presentation on Puria Dhanashri Raag   by Sjt Asit Baran  Mahapatra enthralled  the audiences. In addition , several members  have  enhanced the color of the program  through sharing  relevant video clips.  

This  day-long event  concluded at 5:00  PM with Vote-of thanks  by  Sri Sibaram Deuri, Vice President . The event was anchored seamlessly   by Sri Nareswar Sonowal , Joint Secretary.

The senior citizen community were elated for the successful completion of the event  along with timely publication of the BIYOLI  magazine and expressed their sincere thanks to the organiser to make the  impossible into  possible.

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