Wednesday, November 16, 2016

2 crores illegal Bangladeshis in the country: Rijiju

When organizations in Assam are making hue and cry over illegal Bangladeshi migrants occupying economic and political space in the state, MoS Home Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today said there are 2 crore illegal Bangladeshis in the country.
Replying to a question of Tripura MP Jharna Das, Rijiju said Bangladeshis had entered the country clandestinely and surreptitiously without any valid documents. So, it is not possible to have accurate data. However, he further said according to inputs, there are 2 crore illegal Bangladeshis living in India.
On their detection and deportation he said it is a continuous process and state government and Union territories are given mandate to do so under section 3 (2)(c) of Foreigners Act 1946.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Railway Blockade in Udalguri and Basugaon on Demand of Bodoland

Udalguri, Oct 24- Due to unfulfilled dreams of Bodos from the last 50 years the demand for Bodoland state in Assam. The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) along with the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Progressive) and the People's Joint Action Committee for BodolandMovement (PJACBM) blocked the entire North East Frontier Railway in the Assam.  The Blockade took place in Basugaon Train Station in the district of Chirang and Udalguri Train Station. Over 20,000 peoples were present the rail blockade in both the Stations. The blockade given time was 12hours from 5AM to 5PM, the leaders present there has called for 10 hours until 3PM.

Janak Jhankar Narzary introduce people working in Bithorai Afat

I was a theater maker during my 7 years of student life in school and college from 1960 to 66. Let me introduce the personalities of my theater team all of them were associated with Bithorai Afat a Bodo students literary and cultural club founded by Prasenjit Brahma, Kamal Kr. Brahma, Jagadish Brahma, Jogen Brahma, Charan Narzary and others. pictures from left top to right: Purnima Basumatary, Fulmati Narzary, Bhanu Brahma, Bharati Brahma, Anu Brahma, Guni Brahma, Pratima Brahma, Janak Jhankar Narzary, Arup Gwra, Ganesh Brahma, Jogen Basumatary Indra Koch, Shachin Basumatary, Hitoraj Brahma, Prasenjit Brahma, Ramnath Narzary, Sarat Narzary, Nilkamal Brahma, Tiken Narzary, Ghanakanta Basumatary, Daneram Basumatary, Hiramba Narzary, Kamal Kr. Brahma, Jogen Brahma,. Most of them have left for their last destiny of life. I left Kokrajhar, my theater land in the mid of 1967 for fine art in Santiniketan, a turning point of my life.

10 Fishing tools and Implements of Bodos that you may not know

Fishing has great socio-cultural significance in the Bodo Society. There are various myths and beliefs with regard to fishing. Bodo people go for two types of fishing- individual fishing and community fishing. Individually, people can fish in water which is not very deep and in case of community fishing they go for deep water. For both the purpose the Bodo People use different types of tools which are made by them. It had been the ancient tradition that a Bodo man without the ability to make the basic fishing tools for him got lesser importance in the society.

10. Jekhai


9. Chen/Chenburung

8. Khokha

7. Pholo

6. Kobhai


5. Khakhi


4. Chagse


3. Zulakha


2. Chen Gidir


1. Suli and Khanthi



Thursday, October 20, 2016

7 Traditional Musical Instruments of Bodo You May not Know

Since the immemorial, the Bodos have been maintaining a very rich musical heritage. Like any other civilized society of the ancient times, the Bodos have been using music as a medium of expressing their joy and sorrows. For the purpose, they made variously musical instruments with various skills from their natural resources which are easily available around them and those are of very fine quality. Some of these traditional instruments are still prevailing in use and some on the verge of extinction. Since ancient times Bodos have been able to niche a glory to their culture through their traditions dance and music. Shown here are some rare musical instruments which are still being used by the Bodo people for their traditional music purpose.

7. Kham or Madal (More than 200 years Old)


It is the Bodo musical drum which is big and long in size.

6.Siphung or Flute in English (More than 200 years Old)

It's the long-sized Bodo flute having five holes only.The length of the flute may vary from 25” to 30”.

5. Jotha (More than 200 years Old) 

It is a symbol which is like musical instrument beaten together in pairs.It is equal in size and shape with those used by the musicians of authentic Indian music.

4. Serza (More than 150 years Old) 

It is a kind of violin used by the Bodos and have four strings and traditionally played by a small bow made of bamboo strip.The bow string is made of a small bunch of hairs of a horse’s tail.The Sijou (Euphorbia spledens) log is the best known for making Serza.

 3. Jangirenga (More than 200 years Old)

It's a kind of instrument which is made from Bamboo sticks which produce the different pitch of Sound according to its stick size.

2. Thorkha (More than 100 years Old)

A bamboo clapter which vary from 2`1/2  feet to 3 feet in length.The clapter have two internodes and three nodes - the nodes are  in the upper,middle and lower respectively.The lower nodes save the clapter from being complete split away.

1. Zabkhring or Zapshing (More than 200 years Old)

It is made of wood in half moon style having some round suffocations on its body to adjust the metallic discs coins like by pins.These dies produce harmonious musical sound during the playing.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Oma Bedor Ewonai aka Fried Pork in English

Pork is one of the most common meats eaten around the World. And for long time Pork has became the Bodos favourite meat among Bodos. There are many Bodo Cuisine or Dishes made with Pork like Mwitha+Oma, Narzi+Oma, Tarun+Oma and many more.
Here we present you the only Fried Oma(Pork) which is one the General dishes among Bodos.

Here's the Steps How It is cook

All you need Is

1. Pork meat depends how much quantity you want.
2. Water
3. Onion
4. Chilly
5. Turmeric Powder
6. Salt to Taste
7. Curry Leave(Nerswn Bilai) to made amzaing Aroma

Steps to Cook

1. Boil a Water till it raech 70-100 degree C.
2. Put the Pork meat in the Boil Water for 1 or 2 minutes.
3. Wash Pork meat with Cold Water Now till it become Clean.
4. Heat the Pan or the Utensils which you used for cook.
5. Put the Oil and make it Hot (You can use Olive,Mastered, Butter also).
6. Put the Cut Pieces of Onion and Chilly together in the Oil. (Fry untill it become brown). 
7. Put the Pork meat and fry it.
8. Put Some Salt to Taste.
9. Turmeric Powder for Color and Fry Untill the Pork become Brown for 10mins.
10. Pour Some amount of water and put Curry Leaves keep it sometime like 15mins.

Your Oma Bedor is Ready.

Laimwn Narzary ’12 Times Gold Medalist’

Sports: Sports News are now-a-day fill up with Bodo player’s name.Despite their achievement, we hardly hear how they had become this way. Or who inspire them to make themselves a Good player. In my recent interview with Laimwn which was taken on behalf of our documentary under the banner ‘Udangsri NEWS’ She said ‘Her Father inspire her to be who she is today’ as a child girl she shows interest in sports when she used to go with her father in football field when her father went there to play.

She was born in 21 –March -1998 in a Village –Ravapara under Fakiragram district Kokrajhar. Her career in sports started in 2010 when she got a chance to play in All Assam Inter District School Athletic Championship at Guwahati from 27th to 30th October in (Long Jump).She was that time 14 years Old.
During this period starting from 2010 to 2015 she brought many Bronze Medals and even Silver Medals. Her recent achievement was winning Gold in Wuhun,China(2015).And  she was also given the honour of Bodoland Khungri.
Post Credit: TheBodoTribe.Com