Saturday, June 30, 2012

Bhupen Hazarika honoured in London

Wednesday , 27 June 2012, PTI , London
Leading lights of the Indian community here came together to honour late Bhupen Hazarika, described as a "multifaceted genius" who touched the lives of millions of people through his music,poetry, films and other cultural activities.

Hazarika, whose death on November 5 last year at the age of 85 was mourned by people across India, Bangladesh and elsewhere, was remembered by various speakers yesterday at the Nehru Centre, including India's High Commissioner Jaimini Bhagwati, who hails from Assam.

A photo of the late artiste – also known as the 'Bard of Brahmaputra' who established a personal relationship with millions of people through his music – was installed in the Nehru Centre, the cultural wing of the Indian high commission here..... Read More