Friday, December 25, 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Book on Bhupen Hazarika released

GUWAHATI, Dec 20 – Dr Nagen Saikia, former president of Asam Sahitya Sabha released a book on the living legend of Assam Bhupen Hazarika, on Friday at North East Book Fair.

The book titled Bhupenda, edited by writer, broadcaster Namrata Datta and published by Jyoti Prakashan includes critical analyses, short stories, poems, songs, memoirs etc. The writers’ list includes the late Taffazul Ali, Mumbai based music director Shantanu Moitra, Tabla maestro Abhijit Chatterjee, Sarod artist Tarun Kalita, poet Nilim Kumar, Bipul Jyoti Saikia and management guru Dr G K Sarma.

Wife files divorce for liking Bhupen Hazarika songs

GUWAHATI, Dec 19 – Even Dr Bhupen Hazarika’s songs could be cited as one of the reasons for a wife seeking legal protection under Sec 498(A) of the IPC and Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act! May sound bizarre but this has happened in Assam’s Karimganj district where a wife had likened her husband’s liking for the maestro’s songs to causing ‘mental torture’ on her, and cited it as among the reasons why she wanted legal protection from the court.

Though the court eventually turned down the flimsy plea of the appellant, the family was already broken. .....
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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Jajabar - Bhupen Hazarika

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Source : Anandalok , Issue: 27 Nov 2009