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Young generation exhorted to carry Bhupen da's legacy


TANGLA: The people of the town paid rich tributes to the Dr. Bhupen Hazarika on the ocassion of his 92nd birth anniversary in a day long programme held here at Bordoloi Bhawan hall in Tangla on Saturday.The programme initiated with lightning of lamps by Academician,Binoy Kumar Medhi followed by floral tributes to the portait of the music maestro led by social worker,Likhan Das followed  by a host of litterateurs, noted citizens,school and college students. Speaking on the ocassion Binoy Medhi described the legendary music maestro as an apostle of universal brotherhood.Hazarika strengthened the fabric of communal harmony in the state, said Medhi.Remembering  Hazarika's rich contributions, Likhan Das said, "We need to strengthen our society based on the dreams of Dr Bhupen Hazarika by harmonising the people into emulating for a Bor Axom and celebrate its unity in diversity". He also exhorted the younger generations to grow by following the footsteps of Dr Bhupen Hazarika.A plantation programme was also held where educationist,senior journalist and lawyer,Dr. Keshab Ch. Dutta took part. A group of students performed  the immortal song  "Manuhe Manuhor Babe". Bhergaon SDO(C),Dithakananda Hazarika delighted the audience by performing on a number of songs of the Bard of Brahmaputra. He also took part on a  ceremonious cake cutting ceremony on the ocassion. 


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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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