GUWAHATI: Zubeen Garg has been conferred with the ‘Purushottam Das’ award on March 18 by the organizing committee of Barpeta Chawalkhuwa Mahotsav.
Receiving the award, Zubeen Garg said, “I am overwhelmed with the honour that has been bestowed upon me by the organizing committee of Barpeta Chawalkhuwa Mahotsav. I express my heartfelt love, gratitude and best wishes to the people of Barpeta. Purushottam Das was a pioneer of modern Assamese music known for preservation, publicity and for spreading Assamese folk music from Barpeta. He was also a well-known name in the Assamese music industry as a composer and singer.
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