DIBRUGARH, Feb 15 � Established on February 15, 1969, the Dibrugarh station of All India Radio celebrated its 43rd anniversary today with an elaborate cultural fiesta, held at the Ranghar auditorium at the Dibrugarh University campus this evening. The cultural fiesta was called North East Folk Festival.
The radio station here has earlier won national awards for legendary radio plays like Hati Aru Phandi by Munin Bhuyan, Rajani Bidur by Lutfur Rahman, Setu by Tarun Chandra Pamegam and Urukha by Syed Saadullah. During these 43 years, the radio station here has also aired several much-listened interviews with leading personalities like Khushwant Singh, BBC editor Rita Payne and drama personality Habib Tanvir, among others.
The cultural programme was inaugurated by Union minister of State for DoNER, Paban Singh Ghatowar.