Rich tributes were paid to Former AASU activist and a torchbearer of Assam Movement Girish Chandra Bhattacharjya at a special tributary programme held in the premises of Swahid Bhawan of Tangla on Sunday. The programme organised by All Udalguri and Darrang Students' Union in co-ordination of Darrang-Udalguri Prakton Sathirtha Mancha in association of AASU Tangla unit.
The day long programme which started with flag hoisting was followed by swahid tarpan,floral tribute to the portait of Girish Ch. Bhattavharjya followed by an All-religion prayers, were Gita, Quran, Bible were recited. A memorial lecture was also held which was presided over by Tilak Prasad Baruah former President of Darrang Students' Union.
Dr. Paramananda Rajbongshi General Secretary, Asam Sahitya Sabha recalling the sacrifice and ideal of Girish Chandra Bhattacharjya exhorted the young generation to follow his footsteps. Dipanka Kumar Nath President AASU,Bhargab Kr. Das former AASU activist and senior journalist of Darrang also spoke a few words recalling the contributions of the student leader.
among his well-wishers in undivided Darrang district. Bhattacharjya was the AASU Tangla unit President and Vice-President in the period of 1982-1985 and 1985-86 respectively. He also served as Organizing secretary of central committee AASU 1987-89. He was instrumental in strengthning the roots of the student body during his tenure.