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Ode to the Master

Ode to the Master
River Brahmaputra, born in Tibet, flows through India and Bangladesh. It is known as Tsangpo in Tibet, Luit or Brahmaputra in India and Jamuna in Bangladesh. The sense of time flowed like Luit at the commemoration of the third death anniversary of celebrated artist Bhupen Hazarika from 5 November onwards at Dilli Haat INA. Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports paid his tribute on the occasion, along with Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State of Home Affairs and Anurag Thakur,  MP Lok Sabha.

The event was a cultural tribute with singers and artists from Assam performing their creations at the cultural hub of the capital. The program included singing presentations by Lohit Gogoi and his team followed by captivating melodies of Ongkham Boruah. To mark the occasion, songs sung and written by Bhupen Hazarika were sung by Kritanjali Goswami. There was dance performance of Sattriya Nritya, one of the eight principal classical Indian dance performances and showcased  by Dr. Anwesa Mahanta.

Some of Hazarika’s notable work were in films like Rudaali, Darmiyaan: In Between, Gaja Gamini, Daman and Indramalati. He had recieved numerous awards including the National award.
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