Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Tribute to Bhupen Hazarika

Assam on Friday paid tribute to Dr Bhupen Hazarika on the 91st birth anniversary of the music maestro with huge pomp and gaiety. Cut outs of the film maker and music composer were installed in the nook and corner of thr state for celebrating his day long birth anniversary. 

Bhupendra Sangeet competition, discussion of the Assam Ratna’s life and contribution and cultural programmes were lined up in many places to mark the occasion. 

People thronged in thousands at the Gauhati university premises to catch a glimpse of his grave. The Assam government is holding a huge function on the occasion in presence of many notable singers and scholars.


Author info

AT Kokrajhar Bureau's picture

Assam Times Kokrajhar bureau office, BTAD.

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Bodo Sahitya Sabha from Jan 22

21 Jan 2014 - 9:52am | Koushik Hazarika
53rd Annual Conference of Bodo Sahitya Sabha is going to be held at Bishnu Bijoy Nagar, Telishal-Chichupani, Golaghat from January 22-24. Rajen Khakhlary, Vice President, Bodo Sahitya Sabha...

Kamakhya all abuzz as Ambubachi underway

23 Jun 2012 - 11:07am | editor
The famed Kamakhya Temple remains closed for three days from Friday on account of Ambubachi being joined by thousands of people from the country and abroad. The temple door closed at 6:12 in the...

Udalguri and Darrang still burning: toll reaches 36

6 Oct 2008 - 1:27pm | editor
Udalguri and Darrang districts are still burning on Monday. Its spreading to make the situation more volatile. Three persons died, several others have been injured when police resorted to firing...