Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Serious differences crop up between GU, NHAI

GUWAHATI, Sept 3 – Serious differences have seemed to have cropped up between the Gauhati University (GU) authorities and the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) on the issue of developing the cremation ground of legendary musician Dr Bhupen Hazarika.

Authentic sources in GU told this newspaper that the NHAI has now been maintaining an air of arrogance on the issue of making land available for the development of the cremation ground of the bard.

The NHAI was requested at a meeting held in the first week of April last to make available as much land as possible between the diverted National Highway (NH)-37 and the cremation ground of the musician. The meeting was attended by the representatives of the NHAI, NH Division of the State Public Works Department (PWD), Dr Bhupen Hazarika Memorial Committee of GU and the GU authorities. Read More .....