DERGAON, Nov 6 - �Dr Bhupen Hazarika Sanghati Award� for the year 2019 was presented to Karbi folklore scholar and writer Lungse Timung at a programme held on November 5 in Golaghat.
Receiving the award, he said that Dr Hazarika was instrumental in uniting the people of the North-east. �We should preserve the songs of Dr Hazarika and his works,� he said.
The award was instituted by All Golaghat District Students� Union (AGDSU) and Dr Bhupen Hazarika Smriti Rakhya Samiti (DBHSRS) in 2013.
The open meeting organised in this connection was chaired by the president of DBHSRS and attended by noted litterateur Dr Bhimkanta Baruah and moderated by the secretary of DBHSRS Rohit Gogoi.The welcome address was delivered by AASU leader Raju Phukan.
The meeting was attended by Sukur Singh Rongpi, Singh Hanse, Siddinath Bora, Sanju Bora, Ranjit Kr. Sen, Sarjen Hanse, Mridul Saikia, Abhibartan Goswami, etc.
Earlier, the programme began with flag hoisting, followed by smriti tarpan , which was initiated by Golaghat DC Dhiren Hazarika.
The programme ended with vote of thanks by the president of all Golaghat District Students� Union Nirajan sonowal.