Friday, December 12, 2008


Bhupen Hazarika's songs in Manipuri

Imphal, December 11 2008: SONGS IN Assamese written and song by the winner of Dada Saheb Phalke Award and Ex-Chairman of Sangeet Natak Academy, Dr Bhupen Hazarika have been translated into Manipuri by Ningombam Anita.
A book entitled Meena Meegidamak containing Bhupen Hazarika's songs in Manipuri was released by the eminent Musicologist and winner of Sangeet Natak Academy award Laishram Birendrakumar at a solemn function held today at Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul here.
President of Manipur Sahitya Parishad B Jayentakumar Sharma presided over the function and Laishram Birendrakumar was the chief guest.
Famous singer and music composer Phurailatpam Iboyaima Sharma spoke about the book.Ningombam Anita, translator and writer, said, she translated the songs from Assamese into Manipuri as she desired the people of Manipur to get a taste of the immortal lyrics of Dr Bhupen Hazarika.