Saturday, June 16, 2012

No peace at resting place

Guwahati, June 14: His funeral site was meant to be a hallowed ground, a place of pilgrimage, in line perhaps with your dreams of a serene setting where you could sit listening to Bhupenda’s songs and be at peace with yourself and the world around you.

Yet just seven months after the passing of the maestro, his memory and his music are about to be desecrated — land demarcation has begun for a highway that will pass just 6.5 metres from the land where Bhupenda was laid to rest on the Gauhati University campus in Jalukbari...... Read More