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Geet Aru Kabitar Din remembers Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi

Dignitaries releasing three books during the ‘Geet Aru Kabitar Din’ event, in Guwahati on Sunday. – Photo: Samarendra Sarma
 GUWAHATI, June 23 - As in previous years, ‘Geet Aru Kabitar Din’ was observed under the aegis of Asam Lekhika Sanstha, with support from its various city units at Lakshmiram Baruah Sadan here on Sunday.

 The programme started with homage before the portrait of litterateur Dr Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi in whose memory the event is held. Among those who paid floral tributes were writer Nirupoma Borgohain, Sanstha president Manjula Sarma Bhattacharya, and Dr Swapna Devi Bordoloi, daughter of the late litterateur. Singer Manisha Hazarika inaugurated the event and rendered several evergreen numbers.

On the occasion, three books – a volume by Beauty Bhattacharya, a short story collection by Romani Chaliha, and a prose collection by Anima Pathak Das – as well as the organisation mouthpiece Ardha Akash were released. The three books were released by writers Harapriya Barukial Borgohain, Nirupoma Borgohain and Rekha Baruah, respectively.

Those who addressed the event anchored by Sanstha general secretary Niru Sarma Porajuli, included Eli Ahmed, Dr Anima Guha, Dr Lily Rajbongshi, Toshaprabha Kalita, Dr Anima Gogoi, Bandita Phukan and Dr Namita Deka.

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