Saturday, September 13, 2014

Statue of Sudhakantha unveiled at Nalbari

NALBARI, Sept 9 – A life- size statue of Sudhakantha Dr Bhupen Hazarika was unveiled at the Sudhakantha Dr Bhupen Hazarika Children’s Park at Nalbari town here on Monday.
Coinciding with the birth anniversary of the legendary balladeer, the statue was unveiled by the MLA of Nalbari LAC, Jayanta Malla Baruah at a function held at the park premises. The statue was erected by the Nalbari Municipal Board with an amount of Rs 8 lakh from the MLAs Local Area Development Fund.

Earlier, artist Shyam Sundar Jalan lit the ceremonial lamp before the statue of Dr Hazarika. The inaugural function was presided over by Ratnakar Baruah, chairman of the Nalbari Municipal Board. The cultural programme held on the occasion was inaugurated by Shyam Sundar Dutta, a senior artist.
Source : The Assam Tribune , Sep 10, 2014