The School of Social Sciences Kaziranga University organized a day long program on 8th march 2016, for celebration of International Women’s day with great fervour. The program started with the lighting of the lamp by Dr. Mrs Jyoti Rekha Hazarika, a noted literature and Associate Professor. Dept of Assamese J.B College who attended the function as Chief Guest. The inaugural meeting was also attended by Mrs Juri Borgohain who is also a well known literature as guest of honour. These two dignitaries in their addresses appealed to the women community to assert their rights and appreciated the effort of the school of social sciences KU, for organizing such kind of event in the university and they expected that in the coming year such event would be organized among the tribal communities, may be Tiwa or Karbi or Dimasa. Sri M.D.Khetan, Chancellor of the university while addressing the meeting conveys his regard to the women community.
Prof. B.N Borthakur, Dean, School of Social Sciences addressed the gathering and in his speech he stated that women is the liaison between two generations and because of her qualities like endurance, forgiveness, generosity, love, affection and sympathy etc. our nation is symbolized as Mother India. Prof Borthakur remarks that inspite of the constitutional provisions and prevalence of some other mechanisms women are not getting equal treatment in the line of male counterpart in the society. The inaugural session is followed by street play competition among the students of Kaziranga University as well as the students of the neighboring institutions. The team named as Aaluran (Protest) was adjust the best team and the students of HPB Girls’ College named as (Amar Akash), Golaghat, received the special Jury Award. The judges for the competition were Sri Priti Ranjan Boruah and Sri Santu Moni Sarmah. Sri Basant Khetan, Pro- Chancellor, distributed prizes to the winning teams.