GUWAHATI, May 18 - The Assam Association of North America (AANA)�recently conducted a webinar with the president of Asam Sahitya Sabha Dr Kuladhar Saikia.
Speaking at the webinar, Dr Saikia dispelled the common misunderstanding that participation in the Sabha was limited to writers and scholars. He asserted that the platform of Sabha is open to all individuals who love Assam, its language and culture. He further discussed the importance of preserving rare and old Assamese literature by digitisation, developing creative ways to engage the next generation of Assamese.
Participants from Australia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Oman, Kuwait, Britain, Scotland, The Netherlands, Canada, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, etc., exchanged ideas on promoting and preserving the Assamese language, shared their efforts towards this goal, and supported the visions of Dr Saikia, with an assurance to assist the Sabha in any way possible. The session started with a keynote address by AANA president Suranjoy Hazarika and Dr Shakuntala Choudhury,�president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha (North American Chapter). The event was conducted and moderated by AANA general secretary Dr Jonali Baruah.