GUWAHATI, Dec 17 � Women writers of Guwahati described Dr Bhupen Hazarika as the most accomplished mass communicator and a true champion of the poor and downtrodden. They said that Dr Hazarika was a born revolutionary and a patriot and pointed out that he would go down in history as a bard of a new era and human brotherhood.
The women writers including Nirupama Borgohain, Ahalya Gogoi, Manjyostna Mahanta and Eli Ahmed were speaking at a seminar on the message of revolution, humanism, progress and integration held under the Women Writers Cell of the Kamrup Mahanagar Zila Sahitya Sabha at Lakhiram Baruah Hall recently.
Senior journalist and president of the Kamrup Mahanagar Zila Sahitya Sabha DN Chakravartty presided over the seminar.
All the women writers stressed the need for objective analysis of the musical and literary works of music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika.
Dr Paramananda Rajbongshi, general secretary of the Asam Sahitya Sabha, hoped that a grateful community would make an earnest endeavour to perpetuate the glorious memory of Dr Hazarika in times to come.
Earlier, Manju Dutta Baruah explained the purpose of the function and welcomed the guests.
In his presidential remarks, Chakravartty said that gifted with a golden voice and correct accent, Dr Hazarika could cast a spell on millions of people throughout the world. He said that with his broad outlook, Dr Hazarika was first among the Assamese intellectuals to visualise the advent of the 21st century.
Mrinalini Devi, Mrinalini Bharali, Meenakshi Bezboruah recited poems on Dr Hazarika.