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Dr Hazarika’s birth anniversary celebrations in State

GUWAHATI, Sept 8 - Cultural icon Dr Bhupen Hazarika’s songs reverberated in every corner of the State today on the occasion of the maestro’s 89th birth anniversary, which was celebrated with great enthusiasm across Assam.
 
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi paid homage to Dr Hazarika at his Samadhisthal at Jalukbari here this morning along with Minister for Cultural Affairs Bismita Gogoi.

Later, Gogoi also announced an allocation of Rs 50 lakh for constructing an auditorium in the name of Dr Hazarika at Boko and Rs 1 lakh for the treatment of Dr Hazarika’s companion and filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi.

“Dr Bhupen Hazarika was a humanist and his cultural endeavours were the embodiment of Assamese culture, heritage and beliefs. We all must follow his footsteps to establish peace, harmony and unity in the society,” said Gogoi while speaking on the occasion.

He further stated that the Samadhisthal has been designed to preserve his memories and inspire the coming generation.

Later, in a central inaugural programme of open stages along with gardens in 198 Block development areas of Assam at Bandapara of Boko, Gogoi said that the Government of Assam would ensure every step to preserve the memories of the Sudhakantha.

“He touched the heart of every Assamese irrespective of caste, community, religion or language. His life would continue to inspire the generations to come,” Gogoi said, adding that after Srimanta Sankardev and Madhabdev, Dr Bhupen Hazarika was the most popular personality of Assam. The Chief Minister also announced that the State government would offer financial help to 1,000 artistes who need help due to illness or some other reasons.

State Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Rakibul Hussain, while speaking on the occasion said that the project of open stages along with garden in the block areas was started on November 5, 2014 and within one year, the stages have been inaugurated.

Samar Hazarika, brother of Dr Bhupen Hazarika lauded the efforts of the State government to encourage the local artistes of the State.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Rich tributes paid to Dr Bhupen Hazarika

GUWAHATI, Sept 8 - The All Assam Students’ Union paid tributes to Dr Bhupen Hazarika on the occasion of his 89th birthday with a cultural programme titled Uddipana, at Dighalipukhuripar today.
 
Uddipana, the annual event of the student body, features the best singers from colleges and universities across the State, who remember the cultural icon by presenting his immortal songs.
Earlier, AASU president (in-charge) Pradip Das, general secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi and chief advisor Samujjal Bhattacharyya inaugurated the programme and paid tribute to Dr Hazarika at Dighalipukhuripar.
 
The programme continued at the site throughout the day. The student leaders also visited the Bhupen Hazarika Samannay Khetra at Jalukbari to pay homage to the maestro.
 
Our Jorabat Correspondent adds: Hundreds of school and college students paid tribute to Dr Bhupen Hazarika at Sonapur today on the occasion of the maestro’s 89th birthday.
 
The programme was organised by the Inter Dimoria Regional Students’ Union, a unit of the AASU, near the statue of the legendary singer. The statue was installed and inaugurated by famous singer from Meghalaya Lou Majaw on this day last year.
 
Many socially concious citizens of Dimoria gathered beside Dr Hazarika’s statue at Sonapur to pay tribute to him.
 
“His songs make us feel as if he is alive among us even today,” said social activist of the area and former student leader Anil Baishya.
 
Dimoria AASU president Jayanta Kalita, after paying tribute to the maestro, said, “Dr Hazarika may not be present among us today physically, but by his songs, social activities, by his works of struggle for the Assamese language and the Assamese community, he will always be present in our heart and soul. It is the need of the hour that our present and future generations keep his teachings alive by following in his footsteps an taking him as their idol.”
 
Songs of the maestro were played on the occasion, making the people present in the area nostalgic.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015