Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Spotlight on Bordua

Bardowa, the name of a place of historic wonder is throbbing with the activities of a full fledged Vashnavite nerve centre on Wednesday as the entire state soaks in the traditional fervour of the birth anniversary celebrations of the saint Shankardev. The entire place in the outskirt of Nagaon gets a fresh look with colourful cultural processions, nam kirtana, Bhaona from early in the morning to mark the 567th birth anniversary of the harbinger of nam dharma that pulled a sizeable chunk of population across the undivided Assam in the fifteenth centuries.

Talking to Assam Times organizer Harendranath Mahanta said that the entire area has turned into a heaven on this planet. Mahanta said, “Braving incessant rains that lashed the state, thousands of people of all walks of life spilled into the streets early in the morning chanting the name of the saint to join his birth anniversary celebration along with other parts of the state

“The focus of attraction on Tuesday was the Jotha Dharma Totha Joi, a Bhaona which pulled overwhelmed response. Today’s attraction is the staging of the Parijat Haran drama by the saint,” said Mahanta.

Apart from these, a number of Vaishnavite scholars are participating in an open session on the occasion. Same farvour grips Tezpur, Majuli, Lakhimpur and Barpeta where the birth anniversary celebration of the saint is being observed in a big way. 

                   

 

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

More Stories

Monalisa, Kamalesh to attend Abhiruchi Sports Day

1 Sep 2007 - 3:17pm | editor
GUWAHATI: The 24th edition of the Abhiruchi Sports Day would be celebrated throughout the State on Monday. This year, altogether 26 players will be felicitated at a special function, to be held at...

GNLA militant killed in Dudhnoi encounter

6 Jan 2013 - 7:01pm | editor
Armed with ULFA support, GNLA spreads its diabolic tentacles in the run up to the Republic Day. A hardcore GNLA militant was killed at an encounter with security forces in Goalpara district of Assam...

Raha residents, students hold massive rally in support of Jan Lokpal Bill

27 Aug 2011 - 8:13pm | Dibya J Borthakur
In continuing support for Anna Hazare in his fight for a strong Lokpal Bill , people from various walks of life , including students from different schools and colleges of Raha, under the...