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Dr SK Bhuyan statue unveiled at GU

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GUWAHATI, April 7 � A life-size bronze statue of noted historian as well as an academician of repute Dr Suryya Kumar Bhuyan was unveiled in front of the Gauhati University (GU) New Arts Building here on April 6 by Vice Chancellor of Calcutta University Professor Suranjan Das, said a press release.

Dr Suryya Kumar Bhuyan Memorial Trust has donated the statue to the University and its Chairperson Banti Bhuyan spoke on the attachment Dr Bhuyan had for the institution in whose emergence he played a significant role.

Professor Das shed light on the role played by Suryya Kumar Bhuyan as the GU Special Officer and his stellar contribution to its foundation in 1948. He also highlighted the relevance of the pursuit of excellence, which was epitomised by Dr Bhuyan, in the context of today�s higher education scene. In the function, GU VC Dr Mridul Hazarika released a booklet on Suryya Kumar Bhuyan to commemorate the occasion.

GU Rector Professor Hariprasad Sarma, faculty members from different GU departments, students, officers and employees, distinguished guests and other invited dignitaries were present on the occasion.

The unveiling ceremony also saw the performance of a song by Dr Bhuyan, apart from the university anthem composed by Dr Bhupen Hazarika and O Mor Aponar Desh, all of which were sung by the students of the university.

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Dr SK Bhuyan statue unveiled at GU

GUWAHATI, April 7 � A life-size bronze statue of noted historian as well as an academician of repute Dr Suryya Kumar Bhuyan was unveiled in front of the Gauhati University (GU) New Arts Building here on April 6 by Vice Chancellor of Calcutta University Professor Suranjan Das, said a press release.

Dr Suryya Kumar Bhuyan Memorial Trust has donated the statue to the University and its Chairperson Banti Bhuyan spoke on the attachment Dr Bhuyan had for the institution in whose emergence he played a significant role.

Professor Das shed light on the role played by Suryya Kumar Bhuyan as the GU Special Officer and his stellar contribution to its foundation in 1948. He also highlighted the relevance of the pursuit of excellence, which was epitomised by Dr Bhuyan, in the context of today�s higher education scene. In the function, GU VC Dr Mridul Hazarika released a booklet on Suryya Kumar Bhuyan to commemorate the occasion.

GU Rector Professor Hariprasad Sarma, faculty members from different GU departments, students, officers and employees, distinguished guests and other invited dignitaries were present on the occasion.

The unveiling ceremony also saw the performance of a song by Dr Bhuyan, apart from the university anthem composed by Dr Bhupen Hazarika and O Mor Aponar Desh, all of which were sung by the students of the university.