Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Bhupen Hazarika to unveil his statue

Guwahati , Feb 11 Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and balladeer Bhupen Hazarika will unveil his statue here installed by the influential All Assam Students Union (AASU) on February 14.

"The fibre glass statue will be installed in Dighali Pukhuri area of the city," AASU advisor Samujjal Bhattacharyya told reporters here today.

" This will be for the first time that a living legend will unveil his own statue,"he said.

According to Bhattacharyya, this will be a"meagre"contribution of the students body to the great personality as Hazarika"whose contribution towards enrichment of Assamese culture is immense".

On February 15, AASU would organise a cultural programme at Latasil ground in honour of the legendary singer, composer and poet.

Cultural troupes from all over the state would perform in the event, he said.


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