Assam Times joins India in mourning the passing away of the legendary Dr Bhupen Hazarika. May God rest his soul in peace. This great loss has been mourned by a lot of people. Some excerpts
Jitu Tapan : Words cannot describe how we feel now. We shall always cherish the memories of our close association. He was a world class artist. Assam has lost one of its greatest sons.
Eli Ahmed : He was the best and a very good person too. Bhupenda will continue to live in our Hearts
Zerifa Wahid : Unbelievable. I am at a loss of words. He was a legend and an inspiration for all of us.
Nayanmoni Baruah : For filmmakers of Assam, he was a source of inspiration and guidance. I have worked very closely with him in Mumbai. We will all miss him a lot.
Charu Kamal Hazarika : A great man. He was the one of the first persons to call me when I received the Rajat Kamal award .To me he will continue to live in
Dr Minati Hazarika : He always had a word of motivation for all. The most important thing i feel is that he has managed to connect to people across generations. His songs will continue to inspire generations to come.
Leading organisations like the All Assam Students Union( AASU), Assam Pradesh Congress Committee( APCC),Asom Gana Parishad(AGP), Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP),Assam Chamber of Commerce(ACC),All Assam Scheduled Tribes Students Union, Aashra, Aarohan Samaj, Assam Gorkha Students Union, Students Federation of India(SFI) etc have condoled the death of Dr Bhupen Hazarika