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Noted scholar bags literary award

 GUWAHATI, June 23 The Anundoram Borooah Award Committee of the Anundoram Borooah Institute of Language Art & Culture (ABILAC) Assam has decided to confer the Anundoram Borooah Award for the year 2007 on Dr Pramod Chandra Bhattacharyya, the noted scholar in the field of language and folklore, informed a press release.

The award was instituted by the Anundoram Borooah Institute of Language Art & Culture (ABILAC) Assam in the year 1991 to perpetuate the hallowed memory of Anundoram Borooah the great Sanskrit scholar and civil servant, to be bestowed every year on a scholar who set high standards of excellence in the sphere of scholarship, especially in the fields of Sanskrit and allied Indological studies, literary and linguistic studies and studies in art and culture.

The award ceremony will be held on June 29 at 11 am in the Rabindra Bhawan. The Education Minister, Assam Gautom Bora will preside at the meeting in which Rong Bong Terang, President, Asam Sahitya Sabha will be present as the chief guest, while Bisweswar Basumatary, vice president, Bodo Sahitya Sabha will be present as the guest of honour.

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