Homen Borgohain Trust to confer Homen Borgohain Sahitya Bota (Literary Award) to Sarmistha Preetam
LAKHIMPUR: The Homen Borgohain Trust of Dhakuakhana will confer its literary and nature awards for the year on Monday. This year, the Trust will confer the Homen Borgohain Sahitya Bota (Literary Award) to Sarmistha Preetam while environmental activist Apurba Ballabh Gowami has been selected for the Seuj Bota (Green Award) for his outstanding activities in nature conservation.
From this year, the Trust, which came into being in 2012, for wide publicity of Homen Borgohain’s creations and to propogate his ideologies in the society, will introduce an academic award to two students belonging to poverty-stricken families who pass the HSLC examination overcoming all barriers. The ceremonial programme organized on the occasion will be held at the head office of the Trust located at the heart of Dhakuakhana town.
P&RD Minister Naba Kumar Doley, eminent literary figure-journalist Homen Borgohain and singer-writer Dr. Anjan Jyoti Choudhury will grace the occasion, informed Trust secretary Sewak Chandra Chutia and chairperson Dimbeswar Gogoi.
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