Saturday, November 5, 2016

Programmes to pay homage to Bhupenda

GUWAHATI, Nov 4 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, other leading personalities and the public will offer tributes to Dr Bhupen Hazarika at a memorial function scheduled at 9 am tomorrow on the occasion of the death anniversary of the legendary singer at the Samadhi Kshetra, Jalukbari.

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) will observe the occasion by lighting 10,000 earthen lamps at Dighalipukhuripaar and hold a memorial function in front of Dr Hazarika’s statue there.

Sanskar Bharati is also organizing a mass song recitation by thousands of students against terrorism at the Nehru Stadium in RG Baruah Sports Complex from 9 am. It is expected that 30,000 students and citizens will gather to oppose terrorism and pay homage to Dr Hazarika on his death anniversary.