GUWAHATI, April 18 - Around 40 Assamese families living in Jaipur came together to celebrate Rongali Bihu and Assamese New Year on April 14 at Mansarovar in Jaipur, stated a press release.
The daylong programme included flag hoisting by Manoj Kumar Talukdar, Deputy General Manager of PGCIL, Jaipur. Sukumar Misra, Deputy General Manager of PGCIL, while addressing the gathering, expressed satisfaction at the solidarity of the Assamese people living in Jaipur and shared what this unity can do for the community in future.
The Programme Director, AIR Jaipur, Sunil Gunjoo, was delighted to be part of the programme as Assam and Rajasthan have come into collaboration for cultural exchange under the Central Government initiative called �Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat�.
It was followed by a colourful cultural programme which included �Husori� by the children of the organisers. The women performed the �Shreemoy Axomi� chorus whereas several stunning Bihu dances were performed by young women living in Jaipur.
Ujjal Gogoi of IOC, entertained with his fantastic rendition of poetry bridging the gap between his mechanical profession and poetic personality.
The core organizing members included Amal Pathak, Nabin Bordoloi, Luit Chetiya, Lalit Kumar Dole, Gautam Goswami, Chandra Shekhar Baruah, Shantanu Das and Rajesh Goswami. The programme was also attended by several prominent non-Assamese personalities of Jaipur.