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Guwahati Province releases the book on Becchi to Guwahati

By Fr. Bivan R. Mukhim
Guwahati, Nov. 30. A coffee table book entitled Becchi to Guwahati: A Bicentenary Tribute to Don Bosco, Guwahati Province edited by Fr. Johnson Parackal was released by Dr. Dhruba Jyoti Saikia, Vice Chancellor, Cotton College State University during the Annual Day celebration of Don Bosco School, Panbazar, 27th November 2015. The coffee table book was released to commemorate the recently held Bicentenary celebrations of Don Bosco.
''As this year (2015) marks the bicentenary of the birth of Don Bosco, we join the entire Salesian Society to celebrate this occasion and to pay rich tributes to St. John Bosco, whose legacy continues to live on, building dreams and shaping the lives of millions of our youth. This coffee table book is a humble acknowledgement and recognition of the mighty transformation that this great saint has brought to the state of Assam and to the entire Northeast region through his system of education,'' Fr. Johnson wrote.
Fr. VM Thomas, Provincial who was present at the release function thanked Fr. Johnson at the initiative taken to bring out the Coffee Table book and said that the Coffee Table Book Becchi to Guwahati is in remembrance of the visionary saint- the brightest educator who instinctively adapted his educational method to suit the psychology of the growing adolescents.  
Other dignitaries present at the programme were Mr. Phanindra Jidung, Director, Higher Education, Government of Assam, Fr. Sebastian Mathew, school Principal, a host of other Salesians and nuns, parents, guardians and school students.



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