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Madhavdev Award to Devoraj Sapkota

TANGLA: The Prestigious Madhavdev Award was ceremoniously confered to Litterateur, Devoraj Sapkota who is also the president of Udalguri chapter Zila Sahitya Sabha, at Sundaridiya Satra, Barpeta on Monday last on the grand occasion of three day long celebration of 530th Avirbhav Mahotsav of Mahapurush Madhavdev. The award carries a commendation certificate,a phulam japi,a seleng chador and a cash prize of Rs.10,000. Satradhikar Jagannath Dev Adhikari, Satradhikar of Sundaridiya Satra of Barpeta,Dhireswar Bayan, secretary of Satra Parichalana Samiti presented the award to Sapkota in recognization of his contribution to the Satriya art and culture by way of translating Kirtan Ghosha,Gunmala, Borgeets and Bhakti Pradeep by Mahapurush Sankardeva, Namghosha by Mahapurush Madhabdeva into the Nepali literature. Nirmal Adhikari,Deka Satriya of Sundaridiya Satra of Barpeta and Rosy Devi Bhuyan, renowned singer enthralled the audience with Borgeets in Assamese and Nepali respectively. Udalguri Zila Sahitya Sabha and Udalguri Sahitya Sabha congratulated Sapkota for his achievement.

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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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