DIBRUGARH, Sept 26 - As part of the silver jubilee event of Gariyoshi, a leading Assamese language monthly literary magazine published by the Assam Tribune Group, a lecture on the subject �Subaltern Reference and Contemporary Assamese Literature� was organised here by Gariyoshi in collaboration with the Department of Assamese, Dibrugarh University.
The lecture was delivered by academician, translator and former professor of Cotton College Pradip Acharya. Acharya said that people from all strata of the society had contributed towards the Assamese literature. He cited instances from when the Assamese literature was being developed during different stages of history.
The programme was anchored by Dr Pranjit Bora, assistant professor of the department.
Head of the department of Assamese Dr Nava Kumar Handique, writer-academician Dr Karabi Deka Hazarika, Dr Nirajana Mahanta Bezborah, Subasana Mahanta Choudhury, Arpana Borah, Juri Bora Borgohain, Dr Jyoti Prasad Saikia and several other faculty members of the university, besides students from the Assamese department, attended the programme.
Gariyoshi, having an ISSN number, was founded in 1994 by Chandra Prasad Saikia.