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Workshop on Satriya culture

By Correspondent

GAURIPUR, July 7 � Under the auspices of the Srimanta Foundation and in association with the management society of Jinkata Satra, situated along the North Bengal border, a month-long workshop on Satriya culture has been organised as a part of Setu Bandha-2015. The workshop was formally inaugurated by Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta, ADGP, Assam and the managing trustee of Srimanta Foundation on July 5.

The inaugural meeting held on the premises of the Satra was presided over by Jitendranath Pradhani, president, Assam Satra Mahasabha.

The inaugural meet was attended by Kshitindranath Bhakat, Anjan Sharma, Raghu Ranjan Bepari, Pulin Kalita, a senior journalist, Kamaleswar Bhakat, Arun Bhuyan, cultural officer, Gauripur Cultural Centre and a few others. They all appreciated the efforts of the foundation for organising such a programme in the western part of the State. Priya Bhakat, a little and charming girl enthralled the audience with a melodious �Borgeet�. Trainees from Class VIII onwards numbering seventy and coming from Madhupur, Satrasal, Modati, Simlabari, Jinkata and Gauripur are taking part in the programme. Dipankar Dutta and Paramananda Kakati Barbhuyan are participating in the workshop as instructors. The trainees will be imparted training on song, dance, acting etc., related to Satriya culture.

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