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Tribute to Bhupenda in Tangla

Tangla joined the homage to Bhupen Hazarika on Sunday to mark the sixth death anniversary of the music maestro. 

A day long programme was organized at Tangla H.S playground under the aegis of Bhupen Hazarika Smriti Suraksha Samity,Tangla and Ambikagiri Rai Chowdhury Sangha.
The programme began with Prabhat Pheri in the morning followed by lightning of lamps in front of the portait of the Bard followed by floral tributes by public .

A congregation of nearly 1500 school childrens and women sang the immortal song 'Manuhe Manuhor Babe' to pay homage the film maker. A cultural rally was also taken out were cultural troupes representing Rabha,Adivasi,Assamese,Tiwa community took part . A group of performers also sang Zikir-Zari along the rally. An art competition and on spot essay competition was also be held among childrens along with Bhupendra Sangeet competition.


In the evening hundreds of earthen lamp were lightned paying rich tribute to the legend. The Tangla anchalik committee AASU also organized a programme commemorating the event in the Swahid Bhawan premises .

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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