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Respectful adieu to ‘Guruji’

Thousands thronged to pay their last respect to the departed artist Adya Sarma at Nalbari Art School here today before the body of the noted artist was assigned to flames. Sarma, popularly known as ‘Guruji’, died here last evening at a private hospital. He was suffering from old-age ailments. 

Born in 1929 at Makhibaha in Nalbari, Adya Sarma’s contributions to the field of art and culture brought him accolades from across the state. He was awarded the prestigious Bishnu Rabha Bota, the Asom Natya Sanmillan award, Bhaben Baruah award,Pranab Baruah Silpi Bota amongst others. A doyen of the theatre movement he was also the founder of Nalbari Art School.

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