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Two-day media workshop

Kokrajhar, Aug. 22: The two-day media peace intervention training programme of Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar, for journalists concluded today.

Organised by the department of mass communication, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar and North Eastern Social Research Centre (NESRC), Guwahati, more than 40 journalists, activists and NGO members participated in the workshop on media as an effective tool for peace building in conflict situation with reference to Kokrajhar in Assam.

Inaugurating the workshop, the registrar of CIT, Kokrajhar, Chaitali Brahma, said media could be a powerful tool in building peace in conflict areas. She said media had a great responsibility in playing a pro-active role in building bridges.

The director of NESRC, Meivil Pereira, highlighted the conflict mapping in the Northeast and the role of media for peace building process.

He said scarcity of land, demographic imbalances and identity threat were some of the prime causes and consequences of conflict.

Kh Kabi, associate professor and head of department of mass communication, Rajib Gandhi University, Itanagar, spoke on peace building through media.

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