|Cheniram Kurmi Award announced|
GUWAHATI, Feb 20 - Two of Assam’s popular singers, Ram Chasoni and Sivcharan Das, will be conferred the Cheniram Kurmi Award 2019. The award will be presented by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the Tea Tribe Cultural Meet to be held at Chowkidinghee field, Dibrugarh, from February 21 to 23.
This was announced by the Pallab Lochan Das, Minister of the department concerned at a press meet held in the Assam Legislative Assembly premises.
A jhumur performance consisting of more than 500 dancers will be organised in the cultural meet where the dancers trained in different jhumur workshops will perform different cultural items of the tea tribe community.
The cultural nite to be held during the meet will have distinguished singers like Manas Robin, Dulal Manki, Sajon Nayak, Subil Garg, Trishna Kurmi, Neel Akash, among others, said a press release.