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Poets hold solemn summit in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar: An all India multi-lingual poet's meet evoked encouraging response as it took place at Bodofa Cultural Complex in Kokrajhar on Monday


  At-least 24 noted poets across the country, representing all languages which are included in the eight scheduled of Indian constitution, apart from Bodo,Assamese,Hindi,Bengali,Dogri,Sanskrit,Santhali,Nepali etc are participating in the meet.


 The meet was organized by Sahitya Academy of India and Bodo Writers Academy to mark the celebration, and was chaired by eminent Hindi poet from Kashmir Mohan Singh. Sahitya Akademy awardees Surath Narzary, Dr Mangalsigh Hazoary,president of the Bodo Somaj Rajendra Nath Boro,president of the Bodo Writers Academy Rajen Basumatary, noted writer from Delhi Dr Suresh Rituparna were graced as guests on the occasion.

  The poets who participated include Sarjoo Katkar ( Kannada) , Kushal Dutta ( Assemese) , Sebanti Ghosh ( Bengali) , Dhirju Jyoti Basumatary ( Bodo) , Chandra Subadini Devi ( Monipuri) , Surath Narzary ( Bodo) ,  Manshoor Balihali ( Kashmiri) , Santi Basumatary ( Bodo) , Anju Narzary ( Bodo) , Payyanur Ramesh Pai ( Kankani) , Phool Chandra Jha Praveen ( Maithali) , Aparna Mohanty ( Odia) , Aazim Kohli ( Urdu) , O.P. Suresh ( Malayalam) , Sumati Lande ( Marathi) , Uday Thulung ( Nepali) , Madan Mohan Soren ( Santhali) , Veena Shringi ( Sindhi) , Nesamithran ( Tamil) , Narayan Das ( Sanskrit).


Dr Rituparna said that the meet was a good initiative taken from Bodo writers academy and Sahitya Academy.

President of Bodo Writers Academy Rajen Basumatary said that eminent poets from different states of the country participated the event and presented their literary creations.

Deputy director of the Sahitya Akademy Rakesh Kumar informed that the akademy was working to the uplift and language development of Bodo and its literary creations in the country.


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