Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Directive on memorial of Dr Hazarika

GUWAHATI, July 28 - Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has directed the PWD and Cultural Affairs Departments to execute the construction of Dr Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Kshetra on a war footing and complete the memorial of the State’s cultural icon before November 5. The Chief Minister’s directive came at a meeting to review the progress of the construction work of the memorial at his official residence at Khanapara here on Monday evening.
An official release stated that the review meeting was held as a part of the series of steps he has undertaken to complete the construction of the Samadhi Kshetra before November this year. In the meeting, the Chief Minister also took stock of different parts of the memorial that will add sanctity and glitz to the whole project.
Gogoi also asked the concerned functionaries to take necessary steps so that the Samadhi Kshetra reflects the essence of the immortal creations of the music maestro. He asked the implementing department for adequate steps to make arrangement for playing the maestro’s musical numbers in the Samadhi Kshetra.
Minister for Cultural Affairs Bismita Gogoi, Minister of Water Resources Basanta Das, Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Commissioner and Secretary Dr Ravi Kota, Commissioner and Secretary Cultural Affairs Department Preetom Saikia, Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University Prof Mridul Hazarika, Editor-in-Chief, Dainik Agradoot Kanak Sen Deka along with other dignitaries were present at the meeting. Source : The Assam Tribune , 28 July 2015