DIBRUGARH, April 17 - The World Federation for UNESCO and Zervas Art has invited Amlan Jyoti Kalita, a 3rd year student of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of Dibrugarh University (DU), to the International Painting Symposium, �4th Athina Art Fair� � a dialogue through the language of art, scheduled to be held at Hotel Bomo Club of Athens in Greece from April 22 to 28 next.
Amlan Jyoti Kalita, who hails from Goalpara, happens to be one of the two candidates who has been invited from India. Kalita exhibited a passion for painting and art since childhood. He has won several awards in different stages of his academic pursuit like in school, college, university and in the State and North East level. He also holds the current world rank of 218 in an online art contest of USA known as �The Heart of Art�.
In the meantime, Dibrugarh University Vice Chancellor Professor Alak Kumar Buragohain while commenting on the achievement of the varsity student said that Amlan�s art forms are commendable. �His arts are philosophical and have deep expression. It simply means the young generation can articulate their ideas and thoughts in an art form very creatively and emphatically�, said the Vice Chancellor.
The Vice Chancellor further said that Dibrugarh University would extend financial support to any faculty or student of the varsity to attend international events if they get such invitations from credible agencies.
In another achievement, Samrat Bharadwaj, a student of the Department of Commerce, fourth semester, represented Dibrugarh University in North India Students� Parliament on March 26 and 27 last and won the Best Parliamentarian Award in the national meet organised at the Sri Mata Vaishno Devi University at Katra in Jammu. The theme of the parliament was �Inspiring Youth, Strengthening Democracy�.
North India Students� Parliament is a non-political platform set up for the purpose of sensitising the youth of North India towards nation-building. It is a platform where eminent experts and members cutting across party lines, scientists, media and social organisations enlighten the youth on issues related to contemporary challenges of nation-building and to bring about a change that will propel the country forward.