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Bokul Bon award to Bey

Noted Karbi folk artiste, researcher, drum exponent, folklorist, playwright and writer Jor Singh Bey has been selected for the Bokul Bon Award for 2008 instituted by Bokul Bon Trust in memory of Assamese literary icon late Ananda Chandra Boruah. According to Bokul Bon Trust President, Samiran Bordoloi, the 52-year-old artiste from Wirwar Denterang village in Karbi Anglong district, has been espousing the cause of Karbi folk arts since 1982. Be wrote a book on the art of playing Karbi drum in 1999. He has also published an anthology of Karbi folk songs and written modern songs, plays, short stories and other articles.
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