Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma – Father of Bodos

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Upendra Nath Brahma is fondly known as Bodofa and he is conferred the title Father of Bodo People. Bodofa Upendranath Brahma was a student leader, former President of Central ABSU and famous for his “Non-Violent Bodoland Movement” and slogan “Live and Let Live”.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 31 March 1956
Place of BirthVillage = Boragari, P.O. = Dotma, Dist = Kokrajhar, BTR, Assam, India
Date of Death1 May 1990
Place of DeathTate Memorial Cancer Hospital (TMCH), Mumbai
Death CauseBlood Cancer
Age (at the time of death)34 years, 1 month, and 1 day
Resting Place (Burial)Thulungapuri, Dotma

Education Life

School1. Dotma High Schol
2. Kokrajhar High School
3. Sakti Ashram High and Vocational School
College1. Cotton College
2. Kokrajhar Govt College
3. Gauhati University
Educational Qualifications1. B.Sc. in Physics
2. Bachelor of Arts (BA)
3. M.Sc. in Physics

Work/Career Life

Work/Career1. Social Activist
2. Teacher = He work as Science teacher in Gossainichima, Dotma during his studies.
3. Income Tax Inspector = In 1984, he joined as the Income Tax Inspector, Panbazar, Guwahati

Birth Anniversary

In respect of the Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, the Bodo people celebrate his birth anniversary on 31 March as Poraisa San (Student Day) in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) and other places whenever it can be done with enthusiasm.

Mainly the All Bodo Student Union (ABSU) and other Bodo organizations celebrate this occasions at Thulungapuri, the burial place of Bodofa in Dotma.

Student Day in Assam

The Assam Government has declared on 26 March 2023 that Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma Birth Anniversary celebration would be now celebrated through the Assam state by all the educational institutions. This is such a great news for the Bodo people as the State government has bestowed the importance of Bodofa by celebrating statewide. Now the whole state will know who the Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma is.

Upendra Nath Brahma Photos

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