PATACHARKUCHI, May 19 - A special interaction programme to mark the 15th annual session and the first biennial session of Patacharkuchi Press Club was held at the courtyard of Patacharkuchi Vidyapith HS School recently. The programme was held in an open field where Sangeet Natak Akademi award winning artist Moinul Haque and senior journalist Pranay Bordoloi took part as invited guests. It may be mentioned here that Patacharkuchi Press Club comprising local journalists has been organising such programmes for the last 10 years, where prominent figures from various fields, including journalists, are invited.
This year’s programme started with a song performed by Munmi Goswami. It was followed by the felicitation of the guests with phulam gamosas and japis. The programme named ‘Abelir Alap’ was held in the memory of Dr Homeswar Dev Choudhury, prominent citizen and former MLA of Patacharkuchi LAC.
The interaction programme was jointly anchored by Rajen Das and Pulu Kumar Sarma. Pranay Bordoloi shared memories of his attempt to climb Mt Everest as well as his experiences as a reporter with the audiences. Kamal Kumar Medhi, noted poet, and Ratul Das recited poems and Kabin Das performed a song during the programme.
Earlier, in the annual session which was held with a two-day programme, a new body was formed with Nava Kanta Kalita as the president, Kishor Sarma as the executive president, Biraj Kalita as the secretary and Utpal Medhi as the assistant secretary of the club.