GOSSAIGAON, Oct 8 - The 571st birth anniversary celebration of Srimanta Sankaradeva began here today with usha kirtan.
At 9 am, the religious flag was hoisted by Padmadhar Das, president of the Birth Anniversary Celebration Committee. Bidyut Bikash Borah Bhuyan, SDPO, Gossaigaon planted a neem sapling whereas Balin Bhakat and Rasil Aatio planted fruit saplings. The SDPO in his speech urged all to plant trees to prevent environmental degradation for which Mahapurush Sankaradeva and Madhabdev showed the path.
He also thanked the Sakha Satra Parichalana Committee to invite him for the noble task. After the morning programme, thio naam of Jinkata Public Naamghar began. The Bandhoi Dal of Sorbhog performed thio naam from 2,30 pm under the guidance of Bhogneswar Pathak.