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Following is the excerpt of an exclusive talk and conversation presented as it is: Mrinmoy Das on the background of research on the Anchor 

Dhubri is situated on the western most part of Assam; this place with a rich history as the gateway to undivided Assam is where the mighty Brahmaputra ends before entering Bangladesh.

The geographical location and picturesque beauty of this part of Assam surrounded with forests, hills, rivers, lush green fields and plantations has attracted many past conquerors of different period to rule and settle here, including the Britishers. After the arrival of the British, Dhubri became an important administrative seat of the western powers. The present district has been carved out from the greater Goalpara district in the year 1983 after serving as the district headquarter for four consecutive years . 

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Truly said…Mother’s Love is Mother’s Strength


A 50-year old single mother braved the strict lockdown by riding her Scooty for about 1,400 Kilometers to bring her 17- year old son home.


Razia Begum, a teacher by profession lives in Nizamabad district of Telengana was anxious about the wellbeing of her son studying medicine in Hyderabad of Andhra Pradesh who had been caught in lockdown.


Finding no other way out to bring her son back home, she approached Assistant Police Commissioner, Jaipal Reddy in Bodhan, after hearing her, issued a pass to travel to Hyderabad to bring her son home.


Razia Begum took her Scooty and hit the road to rode around 700 kms to reach Nellore where her son, Md. Nizamuddin got stranded in the house of his friend to look after his ailing father.

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