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Tea industry pays homage to Bhupenda

By Staff reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 11 � Messages of condolence are still pouring forth for the family members of the cultural icon Dr Bhupen Hazarika who is now in eternal sleep.

The North Eastern Tea Association, in a message, has stated that the State has lost a legend who through his soul stirring music and compositions, inspired generations of Assamese.

�The tea industry of Assam bows its head to salute the great and illustrious son of the soil who, through his music and compositions, immortalized the culture, people and the tea gardens of Assam. Words cannot do justice to the achievements of the legendary soul,� the association said.

The Assam tea industry joined the people of the State in mourning and declared half holiday on November 8, which was unprecedented in the 180 years history of the industry.

The Publication Board, Assam too expressed grief and offered prayers for the peace of the departed soul.

The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, expressing its sincere thoughts and prayers for the departed soul and the bereaved family, stated that the contribution of Bhupenda shall be remembered by all coming generations.

The Gauhati Division Insurance Employees� Association has condoled the demise of the legend and said that Assam has lost a great crusader of humanity.

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Tea industry pays homage to Bhupenda

GUWAHATI, Nov 11 � Messages of condolence are still pouring forth for the family members of the cultural icon Dr Bhupen Hazarika who is now in eternal sleep.

The North Eastern Tea Association, in a message, has stated that the State has lost a legend who through his soul stirring music and compositions, inspired generations of Assamese.

�The tea industry of Assam bows its head to salute the great and illustrious son of the soil who, through his music and compositions, immortalized the culture, people and the tea gardens of Assam. Words cannot do justice to the achievements of the legendary soul,� the association said.

The Assam tea industry joined the people of the State in mourning and declared half holiday on November 8, which was unprecedented in the 180 years history of the industry.

The Publication Board, Assam too expressed grief and offered prayers for the peace of the departed soul.

The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, expressing its sincere thoughts and prayers for the departed soul and the bereaved family, stated that the contribution of Bhupenda shall be remembered by all coming generations.

The Gauhati Division Insurance Employees� Association has condoled the demise of the legend and said that Assam has lost a great crusader of humanity.