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Sabhitya sabha session in Haflong

Much to a major encouragement for the people of Dima Hasao people, the Asom Sahitya Sabha will hold its mid term session in the hills district.

The state’s largest literary body finalised the venue at Haflong at a meeting in Guwahati on Wednesday.

 

Talking to Assam Times, the sabha officials said that Haflong will host the session for the first time in February next year. 

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