GUWAHATI, Dec 17 - The Maha Kavi Kokil Vidyapati Smriti Parv Samaroh will be organised under the aegis of Maithili Sanskritik Samannay Samiti, Guwahati tomorrow at Pragjyoti ITA Cultural Centre, Machkhowa.
Many noted scholars and Maithili artistes will be present on the occasion, a press release stated.
Professor Ark Nath Choudhary, Vice Chancellor of Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, would be the chief guest on the occasion, while educationist Dr Nripendra Nath Sarma and Mahadev Jha, president of Bigmas – an Ahmedabad-based socio-cultural consortium – would be the guests of honour.
It may be noted that the Samiti has been organising Vidyapati Parv, a platform for cultural and literary assimilation among different communities, in Guwahati for the past 16 years. Purvottar Maithil, the mouthpiece of the committee, published on the occasion, promotes the Assamese language, literature and customs, whereas the Maithili and Assamese artistes present different programmes in the cultural evening, said a statement issued by Premkant Choudhary, president of the organisation.