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Sukumar Basumatary remembered

The Bodo Sahitya Sabha recalled contributions of late Sukumar Basumatary,who is regarded as Bodo folklorist(Bodo Khuga Thunlaini Oja) towards growth of Bodo literary, on his 20th death anniversary on Tuesday. The anniversary was organized by Bodo Sahitya Sabha central committee in association with Baksa district Sahitya Sabha, held at Barama Murmela LP School ground in Baksa district.

As part of the programme scheduled, Jogen Ramchiary, president of Barama primary Bodo Sabha hoisted half sabha flag while Sahitya Academy awarded Janil Kumar Brahma paid floral homage to late Basumatary followed Sahitya Academy awadee Brajendra Kumar Brahma, Kamala Kanta Mushahary, general secretary, Dipak Kumar Basumatary, Biseswar Basumatary, vice presidents of Bodo Sahitya sabha, Mwnhashar Basumatary, Khrwmshar Basumatary, sons, Anita Brahma Basumatary, daughter in low paid floral tribute on the occasion.

A seminar on the topic of Spelling of Bodo language was also organized on the occasion to mark the observation.

Mentioned be made that Basumatary had compiled 22 books on Bodo folklore.

'Late Basumatary was a man of literary creation, who dedicated his whole life to the uplift of Bodo literary among Bodo community. His dedicated folklore literary creations today got syllabus in University education', said Janil Kumar Brahma.

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