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Contributions of Prof Iswar Chandra Baruah recalled

By Correspondent

NALBARI, Sept 1 - Two books, namely Adhyapak Iswar Chandra Baruar Rachanawali, a compilation of the complete literary works and Iswar Chandra Nathan: Karma, Gun, Bektittar Rengoni on renowned educationist and social workers were released at a function held at Nalbari College auditorium on Saturday.

The book titled Adhyapak Iswar Chandra Baruar Rachanawali edited by critic Sashi Sarma was released by Sahityacharya Dr Basanta Kumar Bhattacharya.

In his speech, Dr Bhattacharya said that the founder of Nalbari College Professor Iswar Chandra Baruah kept himself engrossed in literary works with a view to social reforms. He said though the volume of his writings were not much, but they nevertheless have very high literary value.

Dr Bhattacharya added that his observations and revolutionary attitude are reflected in his literary contributions.

In the same function the book titled Iswar Chandra Nathan: Karma, Gun, Bektittar Rengoni edited by Professor Harendra Nath Sarma was released by Professor Ramani Barman, who was the former Education Minister.

Barman said that Professor Iswar Chandra Baruah was a strong man with a strong personality. His intellect and magnetic personality attracted people from all walks of life. He added that Professor Baruah was known as Viswakarma of Nalbari College as he founded the college with dedication and innovation.

Most of the constructions of Nalbari College were completed under the guidance of late Iswar Chandra Baruah, he said.

Earlier, former Speaker of Assam Assembly Pulakesh Baruah, elder son of late Baruah offered floral tributes on Iswar Chandra Baruah�s portrait.

The meeting was addressed by Dr Dipak Goswami, Principal of Nalbari College,Gitima Bujarbaruah, Vice Principal of Nalbari College, Professor Harendra Nath Sarma, Alakesh Baruah, former Professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who is the younger son of late Baruah and Pramod Goswami.

The meeting was conducted by Professor Darshana Goswami.

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