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GUWAHATI, March 5 - The Assam Journalist and Literary Pensioners� Association, in its meeting held on Sunday, requested the Government of Assam to install a life-size statue of Padmanath Gohain Baruah, the first literary pensioner of India, at a central place in Guwahati, and at other towns like Tezpur, Jorhat and Nagaon.

The meeting held under the presidentship of DN Chakrabartty also decided to organise a State-level seminar to discuss threadbare the problems faced in the fields of application of correct grammar and appropriate words in Assamese newspapers and journals and various books on poetry and prose literature.

The general secretary of the association, Prafulla Pran Mahanta mentioned about the initiatives taken for publication of a directory of literary pensioners of the State and requested all the literary pensioners of Assam to send their bio-data together with a fee of Rs 200 for insertion of their bio-data in the directory.

The association felicitated noted Assamese writer and composer Eli Ahmed on her being honoured with the Padma Shri award. Congratulating Ahmed, Bimal Kumar Hazarika said that like a Kasturi mriga (musk deer) Ahmed had during the last six decades enraptured teeming millions in Assam through her musical compositions and lullaby.

Anis-uz-Zaman, Anima Gogoi, Shashiprabha Das and Gunamoni Bora, while participating in the discussion, requested Union Railway Minister of State (Independent charge) Rajen Gohain to allot a plot of Railway land to enable the association to erect a building to accommodate a literary research laboratory library of international standards and a well-furnished guest house to accommodate visiting internationally known writers.

The meeting by a resolution decided to raise the life membership of the association to Rs 2,000 and requested all the literary pensioners to send their subscriptions to the general secretary.

Earlier, the association condoled the death of Bhadra Bora, Dr Kunja Medhi, Dr DN Barthakur, Dr Jyoti Medhi, Kamakhya Sabhapandit, Ratan Lahkar and Dharani Barman.

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Govt urged to install Gohain Baruah statues

GUWAHATI, March 5 - The Assam Journalist and Literary Pensioners� Association, in its meeting held on Sunday, requested the Government of Assam to install a life-size statue of Padmanath Gohain Baruah, the first literary pensioner of India, at a central place in Guwahati, and at other towns like Tezpur, Jorhat and Nagaon.

The meeting held under the presidentship of DN Chakrabartty also decided to organise a State-level seminar to discuss threadbare the problems faced in the fields of application of correct grammar and appropriate words in Assamese newspapers and journals and various books on poetry and prose literature.

The general secretary of the association, Prafulla Pran Mahanta mentioned about the initiatives taken for publication of a directory of literary pensioners of the State and requested all the literary pensioners of Assam to send their bio-data together with a fee of Rs 200 for insertion of their bio-data in the directory.

The association felicitated noted Assamese writer and composer Eli Ahmed on her being honoured with the Padma Shri award. Congratulating Ahmed, Bimal Kumar Hazarika said that like a Kasturi mriga (musk deer) Ahmed had during the last six decades enraptured teeming millions in Assam through her musical compositions and lullaby.

Anis-uz-Zaman, Anima Gogoi, Shashiprabha Das and Gunamoni Bora, while participating in the discussion, requested Union Railway Minister of State (Independent charge) Rajen Gohain to allot a plot of Railway land to enable the association to erect a building to accommodate a literary research laboratory library of international standards and a well-furnished guest house to accommodate visiting internationally known writers.

The meeting by a resolution decided to raise the life membership of the association to Rs 2,000 and requested all the literary pensioners to send their subscriptions to the general secretary.

Earlier, the association condoled the death of Bhadra Bora, Dr Kunja Medhi, Dr DN Barthakur, Dr Jyoti Medhi, Kamakhya Sabhapandit, Ratan Lahkar and Dharani Barman.