The first-ever Bodoland International Knowledge Festival (BIKF) four-day event has kick-off today. The day 1 events details of the BIKF will be shared here.
Also do check BIKF 2023 details.
The white doves are released, the symbol of Peace & Knowledge, to commemorate the commencement of BIKF 2023.
Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 Day 1 Event Details
The Invitation booklet of the BIKF 2023 details the events scheduled for the Day 1 of the first-ever Bodoland International Knowledge Festival programmes.
Also, check the scheduled of events a the below Invitation booklet.
The Festival formally commenced with the Flag Hoisting Ceremony at Bodoland University. The National Flag was hoisted by Principal Secretary, Govt of BTR, in the august presence of Hon’CEM Shri Pramod Boro .
The flags of the BU & BKIF were hoisted by the Vice Chancellor & Registrar of Bodoland University respectively.
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A host of dignitaries (mentioned below), among others, attended the inaugural ceremony of BIKF 2023.
- Nobel laureate and economist Prof Muhammad Yunus
- Padma Shri awardee philanthropist Diamond exporter Savji Bhai Dholakia
- SECMOL founder Sonam Wangchuk
- Bollywood actor and philanthropist Vivek Oberoi
- Assam Assembly Speaker Biswajit Daimary
- Assam minister UG Brahma
- Consul General at the Royal Bhutanese Consulate General in Guwahati Jigme Thinlye Namgyl
Nobel Laureate and economist Prof Muhammad Yunus
Nobel Laureate and economist Prof Muhammad Yunus, while delivering a 20 minutes speech during the inaugural session of the first Bodoland International Knowledge festival on Monday (27 Feb 2023), suggested the BTR chief, Pramod Boro, create an environment where youths are encouraged to be entrepreneurs instead of job seekers. He also mentioned empowering women for the development of society.
Listen to his long speech delivered in English and Bengali language.
Padma Shri awardee philanthropist Diamond exporter Savji Bhai Dholakia
SECMOL founder Sonam Wangchuk
Delegates Interaction with the Media
Johan Westman, a professor of Ethnomusicology at the Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan (RUB)
Mr. Jigme Thinlayi Namgyal
Bhutanese Consulate General Mr. Jigme Thinlayi Namgyal
Mr. Peter Newek
Professor of International Relation Mr. Peter Newek from England
1. When did the Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 Started?
27 Feb 2023.
2. Who is the main chief guest of the Bodoland International Knowledge Festival 2023 Day 1 Event?
Nobel laureate Mohammad Yunus of Bangladesh