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Contributions of scholars recalled

By Correspondent

NORTH GUWAHATI, May 26 � In the arena of academic brilliance, two Assamese had created unprecedented landmarks. These two Assamese scholars were great Orientalist Anundoram Borooah and Prachya Bidyanarb Krishna Kanta Handiqui.

This was stated by the former president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha, Dr Nagen Saikia. He was speaking on the occasion of the 165th birth anniversary and silver jubilee celebration of ABILAC in North Guwahati.

Dr Saikia added that the great Sanskrit scholar and an efficient administrator, late Borooah could do such things during a period of 19 years, which could never be achieved by others even in a hundred years.

The meeting, held at the Machkhowa-based cultural complex on May 21, was presided over by State Education Minister Sarat Chandra Barkataki.

Earlier, the director of ABILAC, Dr Dilip Kalita explained the purpose of the celebration. Among others, the president of the executive body of ABILAC, Dr Ashok Kumar Bhagabati and distinguished historian Jogen Phukan also paid tributes to the celebrated scholar, late Anundoram Borooah.

In his presidential address, the Education Minister praised the literary research and cultural works executed by ABILAC and assured to release a part of the Rs 20 crore earmarked for the Education Ministry during the ongoing period.

Altogether, 14 books published anew by the research institute were released in the meeting.

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Contributions of scholars recalled

NORTH GUWAHATI, May 26 � In the arena of academic brilliance, two Assamese had created unprecedented landmarks. These two Assamese scholars were great Orientalist Anundoram Borooah and Prachya Bidyanarb Krishna Kanta Handiqui.

This was stated by the former president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha, Dr Nagen Saikia. He was speaking on the occasion of the 165th birth anniversary and silver jubilee celebration of ABILAC in North Guwahati.

Dr Saikia added that the great Sanskrit scholar and an efficient administrator, late Borooah could do such things during a period of 19 years, which could never be achieved by others even in a hundred years.

The meeting, held at the Machkhowa-based cultural complex on May 21, was presided over by State Education Minister Sarat Chandra Barkataki.

Earlier, the director of ABILAC, Dr Dilip Kalita explained the purpose of the celebration. Among others, the president of the executive body of ABILAC, Dr Ashok Kumar Bhagabati and distinguished historian Jogen Phukan also paid tributes to the celebrated scholar, late Anundoram Borooah.

In his presidential address, the Education Minister praised the literary research and cultural works executed by ABILAC and assured to release a part of the Rs 20 crore earmarked for the Education Ministry during the ongoing period.

Altogether, 14 books published anew by the research institute were released in the meeting.

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