GUWAHATI, Nov 14 � In commemoration with the birth anniversary of Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami today, a special programme was held at the old-age home �Amar Ghar� and the orphanage �Snehalaya,� Noonmati, under the aegis of the South East Asia Institute of Ramayana Research Centre. The South East Asia Ramayana Research Centre was founded by �Asom Ratna� Dr Goswami, who was Assam�s first woman Jnanpith awardee.
On the occasion, sweets were distributed among the children�s of Snehalaya. Essential commodities and fruits were also distributed among the inmates of Amar Ghar.
Secretary of �Amar Ghar� Yugabrata Dutta lauded the trustee of the South East Asia Institute of Ramayana Research Centre for taking the initiative for the inmates of the old-age home commemorating the birthday of the great author Dr Raisom Goswami.
�Dr Goswami often used to visit us and she used to take care of our inmates,� Dutta said.
Sister Martina of Snehalaya also thanked the trustee members for the initiative.
Present on the occasion were Arundhati Goswami (sister of the late Dr Raisom Goswami) and Alka Goswami (trustee member) of South East Asia Institute of Ramayana Research Centre. Mrinmoyee Goswami (niece of Dr Raisom Goswami) along with other dignitaries was also present.
A naam kirtan was also held and �Ramanjali,� the residence of Dr Raisom Goswami was illuminated with lights to mark the auspicious occasion.