Video clippings from the London convention of the Gatherings on Oneness organised by the JFA. These were a series meetings organised in the aftermath of the bomb blasts in Assam on 30th October 2008. The London convention – at the Royal London Hotel, Marble Arch – was also the foundational meeting for the JFA through which the JFA formally announced its foundation to the world.
Video 1: Introduction – Dr. Vikram Sharma and Bublee (Sanchayita).
Video 2: The Terror Attacks on 30th October 2008 – Nironkush Rick Das.
Video 3: The Big Debate, an Open House where JFA members and the audience discussed Assam’s problems and how best to tackle them – All attendees.
News report in Oxomiya (Assamese): Assam’s premier 24 hour TV News Channel – News Live – reports on Just For Assam’s first year of success with Project 30th October – an initiative to rehabilitate some of the worst struck victims of the Assam terror attacks of 30th October, 2008. News Live also mentions of JFA’s other parallel ventures towards the social upliftment of Assam’s culturally diverse peoples. The report was broadcast on the 27th and 28th of December, 2009.
We do not have an English version of this video for which we apologise.
A news article on the JFA published by দৈনিক জনমভূমি
( দৈনিক জনমভূমি – Doinik Zonombhumi – tr. The Daily Motherland )
Just For Assam’s Aid Mission in Assam
Guwahati, 20 December: Just For Assam (JFA), an organisation that works towards achieving positive milestones for the multiculturally diverse peoples of Assam, is celebrating it first year of existence. November 2008 born JFA started off with Project 30th October, a fund-raising campaign to rehabilitate the neediest among the victims of the terror bombings that rocked Assam on 30th October, 2008. The funds thus raised were used to fund various financial requirements of 16 victims from six families such as rent, fixed-income bonds and self-empowering vocational courses – all achieved within a tight budget of INR 300 000. Continue reading →