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Sahitya Sabha session pulls crowd

People thronged in thousands at the Bhupen Hazarika Samannay Kshetra in Barpeta Road as the 72nd session of the Asam Sahitya Sabha is underway at. 
The main venue, this time, has been named after Dr Bhupen Hazarika while the main entrance has been erected in memory of the first prose writer Bhattadev. Book festival venue has been named after Mamoni Raisom Goswami and the art and science exhibition venue has been named after Sobha Brahma and Guru Prasad Das.

Visitors line up to get a glimpse of the the auditorium and the main stage named after Rupkonwar Jyotiprasad Agarwala and Kalaguru Bishnu Rabha. Bangladeshi aesthete, danseuse, dance pioneer, teacher, choreographer Lubna Mariam will receive the prestigious Dr Bhupen Hazarika award in this session.

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