GUWAHATI, Sept 20 � The birthday of singer Jayanta Hazarika was celebrated under the aegis of Susandhan near the bust of the singer at Chandmari this morning.
A number of singers, including Sudakshina Sarma, Kula Baruah, Surya Goswami, JP Das, among others, regaled the audience by rendering evergreen numbers of Jayanta Hazarika.
Musician and composer Ramen Choudhury was also honoured with Swikriti � a lifetime achievement award at the function as a recognition to his achievements over the decades. Another cultural programme titled Swaranjali was organised at the District Library auditorium in the evening, which was inaugurated by singer Manisha Hazarika, wife of the late artiste. Among the highlights was a chorus on Jayanta Hazarika directed by JP Das. Pankaj Sarma presented a santoor recital. Singers Santa Uzir, Nilima Khatun, Kabita Hazarika, Niyor Hazarika, Dawar Hazarika, Sangeeta Bora and Ashimjyoti Baruah, among others, regaled the crowd.