|Achyut Lahkar gets Bhaben Baruah Award|
NALBARI,Aug 8 - The Nalbari district unit of the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Friday declared the Bhaben Baruah Award for 2015 to renowned artiste of mobile theatre, Achyut Lahkar.
Lahkar was conferred the award for his lifetime contributions towards the uplift of stage plays of mobile theatre. The award will be presented to him in a function to be held at Nalbari Natyamandir on September 4, a press release by the AJYCP stated. He will also be given a cash award of Rs 10,000, a citation, among others.
The Nalbari district unit of AJYCP has been presenting the Bhaben Baruah Award since 2009. The first award was given to stage artiste Dulal Roy in 2009.The other recipients of the award are — Adya Sarma (2010), Biju Phukan (2011), Nilu Chakravarty (2012), Mahananda Sarma (2013) and Jibeswar Deka in 2014.