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Even now when one glances through the poem Batohiya written in Bhojpuri, one is charmed by its lyrical grace and its passionate depiction of the flora and fauna of Bharat, its history and its geography, Raghuvir chose to write in the Bhojpuri dialect although his command on English Arabic and Hindi was equally commendable. When Dante wrote Divine Comedy, he preferred to write in the Tuscan dialect which later became standardized Italian language. Many singers have sung the song Batohiya but most people do not know who wrote this immortal lyric and in this connection it will be appropriate to quote a line from John Keats that Batohiya poem" is not born for death". It had become a household name in the thirties and forties of the last century and had inspired millions to feel proud of their culture and tradition.

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There is visibly a rising sun of hope, that Meghalaya the land of clouds, would look ahead of more peaceful days and time ahead, as insurgent activities is on the wane. Insurgent movements which have clouded many parts of the world and also in India have spread in the North Eastern part of the country which is sensitive, bordering several foreign neighboring countries such as China, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Insurgency has come about mainly in Nagaland, Mizoram, Assam, and Tripura to some extent in Manipur and Meghalaya.

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‘Defending our sovereignty is all. Win or lose is no criteria,’ was the clarion call given at the commencement of the Anglo-Kuki war of 1917-19 by the Commander-in Chief of the Kuki Army, General TintongHaokip. ‘A true Kuki warrior was unfazed by the British imperialist following the Jampi Conclave of March 1917’ were also inscribed at the only Anglo-Kuki War memorial Complex at Songpi in Churachandpur district of Manipur, dedicated to General TintongHaokip.

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THE GRAND NEW YEAR FESTIVAL IN JOWAI

If there is one thing distinctive about Jowai town in West Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya, it is the celebration of New Year, which is very unique and has an element of oneness of social life. The celebration is community based dated to hundred years back. As many as twenty five to thirty localities within the town, organized the celebration in their respective localities, which is participated by all the members of the community young and old alike.

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‘Pen-and Tool-Down’ strike in Arunachal Pradesh

Thousands of State Government employees in Arunachal Pradesh have openly defied the State Government’s warning by participating in the ‘pen-and tool-down’ strike launched by the Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) crippling normal office business. The Government employees led by the (CoSAAP) began their strike demanding the implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) for State Government employees in the State.

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