The 1st Bodo Writers’ Festival cum Book Exhibition & sale programme was concluded at KC College, Shimla in Baksa district after two days scheduled programmes on Monday.
It was organized by the Sahitya Akademi and Bodo Sahitya Sabha to bring writing environment among writers community.
Chapaguri MLA Thaneswar Basumatary inaugurated the programme which was chaired by Padmashri(Dr) Kameswar Brahma on the first day yesterday. Gopal Chandra Barman, Regional Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, Kolkatta gave the welcome address.
Premananda Machahary, Convenor Sahitya Akademi Bodo Board has the introduction while BSS vice president Bisweswar Basumatary has the keynote address on the occasion.
Discussion on various topics like ‘Why do I write?’, ‘Trends of different Literary Genres’, ‘Poets’ meet, ‘Short story writers’ were held during the two days.
Many writers, academicians, intellectuals including Sahitya Akademi awardee writers and other writers participated in the programme. Among those who attended the programme, includes Sahitya Akademi awarded Brajendra Kumar Brahma, Janil Kumar Brahma, Dharanidhar Wary, Managalsingh Hazoary, Bidyasagar Narzary, Aurobinda Uzir, and others participated on the occasion.
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