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Jyoti Prasad remembered


Assam paid its glowing tribute to Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla on Tuesday on the 61st death anniversary of the first ever Assamese film maker. Noted artists Apurba Kumar Das and Dilip Ranjan Barthakur received the prestigious silpi award at function in Guwahati from Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.


Cultural functions and procession, seminars and various were organized across the state to mark the occasion. The Asom Sahitya Sabha organized the Silpi divas function in Tezpur at Poki with colouful cultural programme. The All Assam Students Union has also organized its central programme in Naharkotia.


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