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Silpi Prerona Award for Gyanendra Kr. Chaliha

To encourage artistes in different fields by honouring their talent, the Uttar Purbanchal Prerona Samannay Unnayan Charitable Trust had been giving away awards in memory of Phuleshwari Deka from more than a decade. This year, a total of 30 such artistes were conferred with the awards.

The trust conferred the Silpi Prerona Award 2017 to Gyanendra Kr. Chaliha who has immensely contributed in the field of fine arts and culture, sangeet and drama. The award was conferred at a ceremonial function held at Pensioners Bhavan, Chandmari in Guwahati recently.

The programme was attended by eminent artistes, litterateur and journalists with noted contribution in the fields.

Chaliha, a resident of Tangla town, has earlier been honored with the titles of  Sangeet Nipun by  Bhattkandey Institute of Lucknow,  Sangeet Bhaskar by Prachin Kala Kendra Chandigarh, Kala-Shree by Creative Art Academy, New Delhi and Kala-Vhibusan by Abantika Institute.

Chaliha is currently serving as Fine Arts instructor and Assamese subject teacher at Maharishi Vidya Mandir ,Tangla, besides acting as Principal at Sangeet Maha Vidyalaya, Saru-Kala Vidyalaya of Tangla. He is the secretary of the Asom Sankristik Mahasabha ,Udalguri district committee.

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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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