Saturday, May 26, 2012

Patnaik lauds Bhupen’s zeal

May 24: Assam governor Janaki Ballav Patnaik today asked Gauhati University to open a national-level institute in the name of Bhupen Hazarika to study and promote the maestro’s creations.

Patnaik delivered a lecture at a seminar organised by the Gauhati University Institute of North East India Studies (Guineis) on Dr Bhupen Hazarika: His Contribution to the Nation at the Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall. The three-day seminar will conclude on Saturday.

“Please open a national-level institute in the name of Bhupen Hazarika,” Patnaik, also the chancellor of the university, said. Read more ...