Tezpur, March 28 – The Department of Law, Tezpur University in association with District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Sonitpur held one legal awareness camp at Da-Besseria village, Sonitpur on March 26. The program started at 11 am and the camp was formally inaugurated by Dr. Priya Ranjan Kumar, HoD of Department of Law, Tezpur University.
The awareness camp began with the students calling the villagers by visiting their homes. Village headman Loson Nath, President of Naleswar Than Dhaniram Nath and Secretary Lokhinath Nath, Headmaster of Da- Beseriya Nimno Buniyadi Vidyalaya Phulendra Phukan, General Secretary and President of Da-Beseriya village Biren Nath and Bhabakanto Nath were also present and was felicitated by Dr. Kumar.
A speech on legal awareness and related matters was delivered by Debajit Kumar Sarmah, assistant professor of Department of Law, followed by another valuable speech by the HoD. Assistant professor Angel H. Syiem was also present in the awareness camp. Dr. Kumar talked about importance of legal awareness and other legal remedies. To grab the attention of the villagers, a street play was performed by students of LLM 2nd semester and 4th semester of Tezpur University.
The play tried to shed light on various issues related to consumer rights including food adulteration, bank fraud and other online frauds. The students also delivered speeches on eve teasing, child abuse, domestic violence, child sexual abuse etc and informed the villagers using placards. Around two hundred people were present in the program. Dr. Priya Ranjan Kumar delivered the vote of thanks at the end of the program. The program came to a successful end at about 2 pm in the afternoon.