Sunday, October 28, 2012

Dr Hazarika’s annual shraddha observed

GUWAHATI, Oct 25 – The first annual shraddha of singer Dr Bhupen Hazarika was solemnized with Vedic rituals by his family members – including his wife Priyambada Hazarika and son Tez Hazarika – at the Ashwaklanta temple in North Guwahati today.

Priyambada and Tez had arrived in the city from the USA yesterday, specially for the purpose of attending Dr Hazarika’s shraddha. They would be staying in Assam for about a month.
Various cultural organizations and members from the general public also joined the occasion, which was also observed at the singer’s Nizarapar residence.

Representatives from Dr Bhupen Hazarika Literary and Cultural Forum, Deepak Sangha, and Akhat Athaba Silpa were among those who attended the shraddha ceremony at Ashwaklanta temple.
Source : The Assam Tribune , 26 Oct 2012