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Volume on Khagen Mahanta

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 12 � A volume on the life and work of music maestro Khagen Mahanta, Khagen Mahanta: Geet Aru Jivan Rekha, written by Anubhav Parashar, was released at a function recently.

The book traces many hitherto unexplored aspects and incidents in the singer�s life and journey as a music legend.

Mahanta�s immense contribution as a music composer � especially in putting to tune many evergreen numbers penned by stalwarts such as Lakshminath Bezbaroa, Nabin Chandra Bardoloi, Nabakanta Baruah, Keshab Mahanta, Rudra Baruah, Nirmalprabha Bardoloi, Nagen Bora, Kirtikamal Bhuyan, Amrit Sarkar, Tafazzul Ali, Idris Ali, Nurul Haq and Mahendra Sabhapandit � has also been narrated in the book.

Mahanta�s contribution to children�s music has also been discussed in the book, published by Banalata.

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