Monday, June 28, 2010

Felicitation by Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Academy

The Assam Tribune , 27 June 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Abhibhasan -Asom Sahitya Sabha, 1993


Part-2 Source : Ajir Batori , 7 & 8th February 1993

A very personal interview by Anuradha Sharma Pujari

Sadin , 25th June 2010

Friday, June 25, 2010

An article by Dr. Dilip Kumar Dutta

Source : Rongpur , 29 December 1992

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Book Cover : Moi Eti Jajabor - A Transcript autobiography of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika

Transcripted and edited by Sri Surya Hazarika
First edition published in 1993 , ISBN : 81-7206-017-3

Book Cover: Ejan Sarbakalar Sarbasrestha Asomia - Dr. Bhupen Hazarika

A collection of articles - Edited by Sibaprasad Bora
First Edition published on 8th September 2009

Book Cover - Dr. Bhupen Hazarikar Janasanskritik Parikrama

A collection of articles ,speaches ,interviews, letters etc - Compliled & edited by Loknath Goswami

First edition publised in December 2005 , ISBN : 81-7665-269-5

Letter to the people of Assam as President of the Asom Sahitya Sabha

Source : Rongpur , 29 December 1992

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Dr Hazarika presented Cultural Award

News Source : The Assam Tribune , 13 June 2010
GUWAHATI, June 12 – Cultural icon Dr Bhupen Hazarika was presented with the National Cultural Award instituted by KC Das Commerce College at a function held in the city today. The event was also marked by public felicitation of entrepreneur and philanthropist Ramesh Chandra Choudhury, the force behind the KC Das Commerce College.

The audience in Machkhowa’s Pragjyoti centre was visibly moved when overcome by emotion the legendary artiste sang a few lines from the song, “We are on the same boat brother…” Touched by the honour bestowed on him, Dr Hazarika who was immaculately dressed in off white traditional attire, said, “What can I give you today?”

He sang a few lines from a few famous songs, including the opening line of ‘We are on the same boat brother’, much to the delight of the audience comprising a number of dignitaries as well as students and cultural aficionados.

Recalling his early life in Guwahati, Dr Hazarika mentioned his association with local talents and singers from North Guwahati and Hajo, from whom he learned much. He concluded his address with a brief prayer uttering the words ‘Joi Guru…’

The audience was enthralled by the iconic artiste’s recital of a poem that was pre-recorded for today’s function. The poem, ‘Eko bingsa satikar pancham dasakato’, composed by Banajit Talukdar celebrated Dr Hazarika’s indomitable spirit that extended over great time and space and embraced a range of experiences.

Distinguished writer Rongbong Terang, president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha, gave away the award that contained a citation, mementos, a collection of books published by the KC Das Commerce College and a cheque of Rs 1 lakh.

Speaking as the chief guest of the function, Terang mentioned the sterling achievements of

Dr Hazarika not just in the field of music, but in cinema, and in reaching out to people across the world. He made a special reference to the robust knowledge that the artiste had of different parts of Northeast India, which he described as remarkable.

In the function, the individual behind the establishment of KC Das Commerce College, Ramesh Chandra Choudhry was formally felicitated. Choudhury’s role as a pioneer entrepreneur and a philanthropist was recalled on the occasion, and a short documentary showcasing his life and contributions to society was also shown.

Choudhury, a mechanical engineer, had his education from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and following a brief stint as a Government official started his own enterprise specializing in manufacture of industrial equipment. Today, under his stewardship a number of institutions have come to play lead roles in the development of Assam, the film revealed.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Nijoraparot Bhupenda

The Assam Tribune , June 5, 2010
Assamiya Pratidin , June 6 , 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Assam chief minister visits Bhupen Hazarika

GUWAHATI, May 30 : Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today visted Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Dr Bhupen Hazarika at his residence here and had lunch with the music legend.

Accompanied by his wife Dolly Gogoi, the chief minister greeted the octogenarian artiste at his Nizarapar residence with a 'gamocha' (traditional Assamese scarf) and a bouquet of flowers.

Discussing various topics with him, Gogoi wished Hazarika a long and healthy live.

The cultural doyen also gifted the chief minister with an album of his songs.