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Autobiographical Book "Jalukbarit Mur Xunuwali Otit" released

A launch event was held in Guwahati to celebrate the release of Saurav Kumar Das's latest book, "Jalukbarit Mur Xunuwali Otit". Dr. Amarjyoti Choudhury, former Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University, released the book during the ceremony. The book is an autobiographical memoir of the author's memories of the 1970s spent in Jalukbari, also known as the country of Krishnachura.

Dr. Amarjyoti Choudhury, in his keynote speech, praised the author's ability to capture the essence of the bygone era and show reverence to Gauhati University. He also mentioned the opportunity for authors to enter the new literature that is being produced globally through writing such an autobiographical work.

During the event, author Saurav Kumar Das highlighted the fact that many well-known Assamese cricketers were born in Jalukbari. The launch event was presided over by Liladhar Hazarika, and various celebrities, including eminent musician Suryya Goswami, former Assistant Director of Akashvani Guwahati Center Abani Ranjan Pathak, and former captain of the Assam cricket team Bimal Bharali, attended the function.

It is worth noting that the 84-page book by Saurav Kumar Das, an insightful writer and an officer with the Indian Oil Corporation, has been published by Sagarika-Anamika Prakashan of Guwahati.

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