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Sankari artists felicitated

Felicitation of Artists working to preserve and promote Sankari culture

To highlight the artists working to preserve and promote Sankari culture, Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva has felicitated artists at Jorhat Press Club on May 5. Dr Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti, President of the Society presented the citations to the selected artists.

The eight artists felicitated were: Kanuram Bora (Joraguri, Rongamati, Dergaon), Jogen Dutta Bayan (Uttar Kamalabari Sattra, Majuli), Jatin Mahanta (Nangalamara Katanipar Sattra, Simaluguri), Lakshan Pathak Saikia (Natun Kamalabari Sattra, Majuli), Hem Chandra Goswami (Chamaguri Sattra, Majuli), Girin Mahanta (Kakajan Sipaha Sattra, Jorhat), Gopal Bora (Missamora, Dergaon), and Bayan Khireswar Hazarika (Milan Nagar, Dibrugarh). They all expressed deep satisfaction on this constructive initiative by the Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva. Dr Borkakoti explained that Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva was projecting the dedicated artists so that willing learners can approach them.

The event was presided over by Pradip Hazarika, Co-ordinator of the Society. Bijit Dutta and Hiranmayee Das Gogoi anchored the meeting. Dr Mukut Gohain, Vice President of the Society welcomed the artists and elaborated the past activities of the society.

Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva was formed in 2011 to spread the universal message and glory of Srimanta Sankaradeva all over the world.

Prominent citizens of Jorhat attended the meeting. Author Hem Chandra Saikia, artist Khagen Chandra Bora, sattradhikar Muktanath Mahanta, author Mayur Bora, social activist Babulal Gogor etc graced the occasion.

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