MAJULI, Jan 28 - An All-Assam Ankiya Bhaona Somaroh - 2017 got under way today at the Rajib Gandhi Sports Complex here. Organized under the initiative of Sri Sri Natun Kamalabari Satra of Majuli for giving a new ditrection to continuation or development of Ankiya Bhaona culture of Assam, the Bhaona Samaroh will continue February 3.
Natun Kamalabari Satra�s Satradhikar Narayan Chandra Dev Goswami marked the inauguration of the Samaroh by lighting the ceremonial lamp. Besides a mesmerizing performance involving 500 pairs of Gayan-Bayan, an open meeting was also held today, which was presided over by Bhogpur Satra�s Satradhikar.
The film Sankaradeva was screened in the evening even as a mask drama and the Ram Bijay play were also performed.
Besides regular Bhaona performances in the evening, various other programmes, like a national seminar on �Satriya culture: Its impact on society and its substance�, Bhagawat recitation, Dihanaam competition, etc., will be held during the Samaroh.