An audio compact disc titled as Sangbadik (journalist) was released on 12 April 2016 at Guwahati Press Club. The CD comprises a chorus narrating the glory of journalism, which is penned by Assam’s senior administrative officer Pawan Kumar Barthakur. It has music by Tapan Kakoti where PK Barthakur, Parashmani, Bidyut Bikash, Shahrukh Ahmed, Beby Kuin, Kankana Das, Sumi Kakoti lent their voices.
Launching the CD, senor journalist Samudra Gupta Kashyap appreciated the effort of Barthakur to dedicate a song for the media fraternity. He also described the challenges ahead of journalists in present days. Popular author Anuradha Sarma Pujari, who edits Sadin newsweekly, highlighted the power and influences of the media.
The function was also graced by filmmaker Chandra Mudoi, administrator Thaneswar Malakar, Dhruabajyoti Sarma, journalists Nava Thakuria, Gautam Sarma with many others, where everyone pointed out that the song by Barthakur was a rare Bohag Bihu gesture for the media persons of the region.
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