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Sudhakantha�s ashes immersed at his birth place

By Correspondent

TINSUKIA, Nov 13 � After three days of touring the district where lakhs of people paid their tributes, the ashes of Sudhakantha Dr Bhupen Hazarika have been immersed at the middle of the confluence of river Na-Dehing and river Lohit, under which the erstwhile Sadiya was submerged in the earthquake of 1950, near Dholaghat of Tinsukia district this morning by the district administration amidst slogans of Bhupen da Amar Houk.

The urn carrying the ashes of the music maestro, Dr Bhupen Hazarika were taken from Dhola to ghat for rituals and then carried to the middle of the river Lohit in a ferry. The ashes have been immersed by the Minister of Power, Industry and Commerce, Pradyut Bordoloi in presence of the Deputy Commissioner, SS Meenakshi Sundaram, Superintendent of Police, PP Singh, Addl Deputy Commissioners and other high-ranking government officers and hundreds of people.

The urn that was kept at Chapakhowa, Sadiya was taken to the Parashuram Kunda, Lohit district, Arunachal Pradesh by nearly 200 people led by the SDO (Civil) in-charge Monujyoti Kutum and SDPO, Nitya Ranjan Chutiya today. The party has been welcomed by hundreds of people from Lohit district at the Dirak Gate and paid tribute to the ashes of the music maestro and rallied to the Parashukunda where the ashes have been immersed after rituals by Jogananda Buragohain and Girin Chutiya of Chapakhowa and Dr C Kader Gohain of Namchai, Arunachal Pradesh.

At Kalaigaon: People of Kalaigaon and Tangla paid homage to the ashes of legendary singer Dr Bhupen Hazarika before immersing in Noa and Nanoi rivers at Kalaigaon and Tangla respectively.

Pranjal Das, SDO (Civil), Bhergaon subdivision accompanied by Pabitra Kumar Das, BDO, Kalaigaon and Ratul Pathak, BDO, Bhergaon formally received the earthen pot containing ashes of the legendary singer from the Udalguri district administration at Udalguri on November 10 at 2 pm.

Several hundreds of people of Kalaigaon including AASU, ABSU, AJYCP, Nagarik Manch, Chambers of Commerce, Press Club, Kalaigaon, etc. received the ashes at Chintagaon village at 5 pm. The ashes were then brought to Yatri Jirani Chora, in front of Kalaigaon PS for public view.

Various organizations including ISKON (Namhatta), Kalaigaon performed Kirtan during the processeion. A homage paying ceremony was arranged on the next day at 9 am. Distingushed people namely Lwmsrao Daimari, EM, BTC, Mukunda Ram Choudhuri, MLA, Kalaigaon, Jagadish Sarkar and Dandi Ram Rabha, MCLA, BTC, spoke a few word after offering floral tribute to late Dr Hazarika.

The ashes were later taken in a huge procession through Kalaigaon town before immersing in the Noa river at 2 pm in presence of thousands people, civil and police officials.

At Tangla: People of Tangla also offered homage to the ashes of Dr Bhupen Hazarika. DN Hazarika, Circle Officer, Harisinga Revenue Circle, Tangla formally received the ashes from Udalguri district administration at Udalguri on November 10 at 1 pm and placed it at Tangla town for public homage at 4 pm.

It needs mention that AASU, Nagarik Mancha, Tangla and BPF leader Jayanta Barua of Tangla had also brought another three ashes container from Guwahati and those were placed together for public homage for three days. Various programmes including community prayer,Naam etc were arranged on all the three days. All the ashes containers were ceremoniously immersed in the Nonai river near Tangla town at 2 pm on November 12.

At Jonai: The ashes of music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika, which was received by the Jonai subdivisional administration yesterday has been immersed today as per rite of Hindu religion at Kareng ferryghat at Brahmaputra river in presence of administrative officials led by Dhemaji, Deputy Commissioner, along with police officials and leaders of various students� union.

During the Bhupenda�s ashes immersion programme, about one hundred people took part actively.

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Sudhakantha�s ashes immersed at his birth place

TINSUKIA, Nov 13 � After three days of touring the district where lakhs of people paid their tributes, the ashes of Sudhakantha Dr Bhupen Hazarika have been immersed at the middle of the confluence of river Na-Dehing and river Lohit, under which the erstwhile Sadiya was submerged in the earthquake of 1950, near Dholaghat of Tinsukia district this morning by the district administration amidst slogans of Bhupen da Amar Houk.

The urn carrying the ashes of the music maestro, Dr Bhupen Hazarika were taken from Dhola to ghat for rituals and then carried to the middle of the river Lohit in a ferry. The ashes have been immersed by the Minister of Power, Industry and Commerce, Pradyut Bordoloi in presence of the Deputy Commissioner, SS Meenakshi Sundaram, Superintendent of Police, PP Singh, Addl Deputy Commissioners and other high-ranking government officers and hundreds of people.

The urn that was kept at Chapakhowa, Sadiya was taken to the Parashuram Kunda, Lohit district, Arunachal Pradesh by nearly 200 people led by the SDO (Civil) in-charge Monujyoti Kutum and SDPO, Nitya Ranjan Chutiya today. The party has been welcomed by hundreds of people from Lohit district at the Dirak Gate and paid tribute to the ashes of the music maestro and rallied to the Parashukunda where the ashes have been immersed after rituals by Jogananda Buragohain and Girin Chutiya of Chapakhowa and Dr C Kader Gohain of Namchai, Arunachal Pradesh.

At Kalaigaon: People of Kalaigaon and Tangla paid homage to the ashes of legendary singer Dr Bhupen Hazarika before immersing in Noa and Nanoi rivers at Kalaigaon and Tangla respectively.

Pranjal Das, SDO (Civil), Bhergaon subdivision accompanied by Pabitra Kumar Das, BDO, Kalaigaon and Ratul Pathak, BDO, Bhergaon formally received the earthen pot containing ashes of the legendary singer from the Udalguri district administration at Udalguri on November 10 at 2 pm.

Several hundreds of people of Kalaigaon including AASU, ABSU, AJYCP, Nagarik Manch, Chambers of Commerce, Press Club, Kalaigaon, etc. received the ashes at Chintagaon village at 5 pm. The ashes were then brought to Yatri Jirani Chora, in front of Kalaigaon PS for public view.

Various organizations including ISKON (Namhatta), Kalaigaon performed Kirtan during the processeion. A homage paying ceremony was arranged on the next day at 9 am. Distingushed people namely Lwmsrao Daimari, EM, BTC, Mukunda Ram Choudhuri, MLA, Kalaigaon, Jagadish Sarkar and Dandi Ram Rabha, MCLA, BTC, spoke a few word after offering floral tribute to late Dr Hazarika.

The ashes were later taken in a huge procession through Kalaigaon town before immersing in the Noa river at 2 pm in presence of thousands people, civil and police officials.

At Tangla: People of Tangla also offered homage to the ashes of Dr Bhupen Hazarika. DN Hazarika, Circle Officer, Harisinga Revenue Circle, Tangla formally received the ashes from Udalguri district administration at Udalguri on November 10 at 1 pm and placed it at Tangla town for public homage at 4 pm.

It needs mention that AASU, Nagarik Mancha, Tangla and BPF leader Jayanta Barua of Tangla had also brought another three ashes container from Guwahati and those were placed together for public homage for three days. Various programmes including community prayer,Naam etc were arranged on all the three days. All the ashes containers were ceremoniously immersed in the Nonai river near Tangla town at 2 pm on November 12.

At Jonai: The ashes of music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika, which was received by the Jonai subdivisional administration yesterday has been immersed today as per rite of Hindu religion at Kareng ferryghat at Brahmaputra river in presence of administrative officials led by Dhemaji, Deputy Commissioner, along with police officials and leaders of various students� union.

During the Bhupenda�s ashes immersion programme, about one hundred people took part actively.

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