|English book on Barpeta Satra released|
BARPETA, Aug 15 - Pictorial Barpeta, a book on the Barpeta Satra, the abode of Satriya culture was released here recently. The book was formally released by Basishtha Deva Sarma, Satradhikar of Barpeta Satra, at a solemn function at the Barpeta Press Club.
The book is an English translation of Sachitra Barpeta Satra, written by Adhar Chandra Das. It is translated by Dr Dibakar Das.
Scholars both from India and abroad are curious to know about the historic Barpeta Satra rich in culture, tradition and legacy. It is expected that this book will help them to get acquainted with the treasures of culture of the old satra.
Renowned writer and ex-president of Barpeta Sahitya Sabha, Akshyay Kumar Mishra, ex-Principal of Madhab Choudhury College, Arjun Ch Das and Vaishnavite scholar, Dr Babul Chandra Das were also present in the function among others.