GUWAHATI, May 12 � Guwahati Sahitya Kanan, one of the premier literary organisations of the city, organised its 314th sitting recently at Swahid Bhawan here.
On the occasion, Dr Lakshmi Nandan Bora, ex-president Asam Sahitya Sabha and eminent litterateur, while releasing the 5th story collection of Bimal Kumar Hazarika, spoke at length on the growth and development of Assamese short story. He also highlighted some of the salient features of Hazarika�s short story collection Bisanna Abelit Edin Akale.
Speaking as the president Samaj Hitaishi Khanindra Ch Das, dwelt at length on the contribution of Guwahati Sahitya Kanan, one of the oldest literary and cultural organisations of the city, and also spoke on the literary achievements of Bimal Kumar Hazarika.
Earlier, Munin Kakati, assistant secretary, Guwahati Sahitya Kanan, welcomed the distinguished gathering. The meeting began with a Borgeet rendered by Khana Das, a B-High Grade artiste of AIR, Guwahati and also the principal of Kalpatra Sanskritik Kendra, Guwahati. Self-composed poems were recited by Eli Ahmed, Dinesh Sarma and Mira Thakur while Dipti Barua recited an Assamese poem. Bishnu Kinkar recited an English poem which received accolades from the audience. Songs were rendered by eminent singer Loknath Goswami and spontaneously Eli Ahmed, Mandira Hazarika and Dipti Barua danced to the tune much to the delight of the audience. Thereafter, Ajoy Barman, a TV and radio artiste and Renu Sarma Goswami, TV and Radio artiste also enthralled the audience. Jimoni Chaudhury, eminent lyricist, short story writer and TV personality, anchored the programme. This was stated in a press release.