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GAURIPUR, June 9 - The Dhubri Branch Sahitya Sabha in a memorial meeting held on Friday on the premises of the Sahitya Bhawan paid homage to three literary stalwarts of Assam namely Krishna Kanta Handique, Atul Chandra Hazarika and Parbati Prasad Baruah on the occasion of their death anniversary.

The memorial meeting was chaired by Udayan Chakraborty, president of the branch Sahitya Sabha. The president garlanded the portraits of the famous litterateurs of the State and paid homage by lighting earthen lamps before the portraits.

Zakir Hussain, secretary of the branch explained the purpose of the meeting. The memorial meet was addressed among others by Panchu Gopal Chakraborty, former vice-president of Asam Sahitya Sabha, Ahid Khan Paris, secretary, Gadadhar Kavi Chakra, Hemlata Kakati, Rajani Kanta Deka, Mihir Kanta Das, Satyen Pathak, Giasuddin Ahmed, Hemen Chakraborty and a few others. The speakers, in their speeches recalled the contributions of the renowned literary figures of the State and appealed to the youths to follow their ideals for development of the Assamese language and literature. The president, in his remark offered thanks to the participants.

Cleanliness drive: Seujiya Prithibi, a newly-formed NGO of Gauripur launched a cleanliness drive in and around of the historic Sareswar beel situated at Rupshi under the district of Kokrajhar on June 8 last. The members of the NGO included Abhijit Barua, Buddhadev Adhikary, Kaushik Acharjee, Eptiraj Basumatary and Gunjan Bayan. They were assisted by Nipan Sharma, a social activist, Hareswar Rabha and Surjya Narayan Barman of Rupshi Forest Beat office.

The team cleaned the western bank of the beel where picnic parties had left dirty plates and other waste materials that caused serious pollution to the migratory birds coming from far off land. They also burnt down the accumulated garbage in the entire area and requested the Beat Officer to look into the matter and urged him to ensure cleanliness in the entire area so that the movement of the migratory birds was not disturbed. The efforts of the NGO were praised by the enlightened citizens of the area and appealed them to organise awareness meeting regularly.

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Three literary stalwarts remembered

GAURIPUR, June 9 - The Dhubri Branch Sahitya Sabha in a memorial meeting held on Friday on the premises of the Sahitya Bhawan paid homage to three literary stalwarts of Assam namely Krishna Kanta Handique, Atul Chandra Hazarika and Parbati Prasad Baruah on the occasion of their death anniversary.

The memorial meeting was chaired by Udayan Chakraborty, president of the branch Sahitya Sabha. The president garlanded the portraits of the famous litterateurs of the State and paid homage by lighting earthen lamps before the portraits.

Zakir Hussain, secretary of the branch explained the purpose of the meeting. The memorial meet was addressed among others by Panchu Gopal Chakraborty, former vice-president of Asam Sahitya Sabha, Ahid Khan Paris, secretary, Gadadhar Kavi Chakra, Hemlata Kakati, Rajani Kanta Deka, Mihir Kanta Das, Satyen Pathak, Giasuddin Ahmed, Hemen Chakraborty and a few others. The speakers, in their speeches recalled the contributions of the renowned literary figures of the State and appealed to the youths to follow their ideals for development of the Assamese language and literature. The president, in his remark offered thanks to the participants.

Cleanliness drive: Seujiya Prithibi, a newly-formed NGO of Gauripur launched a cleanliness drive in and around of the historic Sareswar beel situated at Rupshi under the district of Kokrajhar on June 8 last. The members of the NGO included Abhijit Barua, Buddhadev Adhikary, Kaushik Acharjee, Eptiraj Basumatary and Gunjan Bayan. They were assisted by Nipan Sharma, a social activist, Hareswar Rabha and Surjya Narayan Barman of Rupshi Forest Beat office.

The team cleaned the western bank of the beel where picnic parties had left dirty plates and other waste materials that caused serious pollution to the migratory birds coming from far off land. They also burnt down the accumulated garbage in the entire area and requested the Beat Officer to look into the matter and urged him to ensure cleanliness in the entire area so that the movement of the migratory birds was not disturbed. The efforts of the NGO were praised by the enlightened citizens of the area and appealed them to organise awareness meeting regularly.