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Dispersed Assamese origin people to visit State

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, March 24 - The Association for Historically Dispersed People of Assam (ASHDIPA) at a public meeting held at the Gauri Sadan here on March 22, appealed to the people of the State to donate liberally for receiving an eight-member delegation of the representatives of the historically dispersed people of Assamese-origin who are now living in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

The association in its appeal said that the delegation is scheduled to reach Guwahati on April 14 next on a four-day visit to the State. The visit coincides with the Rongali Bihu festivities.

To receive the delegation, an amount of around Rs 4 lakh will be required and therefore, a need to collect donations from the public has arisen..

The association has also requested the people to contribute writings to the souvenir proposed to be published on the occasion. For the purpose they may contact ASHDIPA general secretary Dr Jyotisman Das.

The meeting was presided over by ASHDIPA president Tapan Sarma, a teacher of the North Guwahati College, who had visited Bangladesh and Myanmar as a member of a three-member team in 2013, led by city-based surgeon Dr Satyakam Phukan. City-based businessman Binoy Sarma was its third member.

The meeting was also addressed by noted actors Nipon Goswami, Pranjal Saikia, Purnima Pathak Saikia and several other leading personalities, besides Binoy Sarma, Dr Jyotisman Das and ASHDIPA member Anuj Goswami, said the ASHDIPA in a press release here today.

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Dispersed Assamese origin people to visit State

GUWAHATI, March 24 - The Association for Historically Dispersed People of Assam (ASHDIPA) at a public meeting held at the Gauri Sadan here on March 22, appealed to the people of the State to donate liberally for receiving an eight-member delegation of the representatives of the historically dispersed people of Assamese-origin who are now living in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

The association in its appeal said that the delegation is scheduled to reach Guwahati on April 14 next on a four-day visit to the State. The visit coincides with the Rongali Bihu festivities.

To receive the delegation, an amount of around Rs 4 lakh will be required and therefore, a need to collect donations from the public has arisen..

The association has also requested the people to contribute writings to the souvenir proposed to be published on the occasion. For the purpose they may contact ASHDIPA general secretary Dr Jyotisman Das.

The meeting was presided over by ASHDIPA president Tapan Sarma, a teacher of the North Guwahati College, who had visited Bangladesh and Myanmar as a member of a three-member team in 2013, led by city-based surgeon Dr Satyakam Phukan. City-based businessman Binoy Sarma was its third member.

The meeting was also addressed by noted actors Nipon Goswami, Pranjal Saikia, Purnima Pathak Saikia and several other leading personalities, besides Binoy Sarma, Dr Jyotisman Das and ASHDIPA member Anuj Goswami, said the ASHDIPA in a press release here today.