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Gogoi reviews progress of Bhupen Samadhi Kshetra work

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 July 2015 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 28: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday directed the PWD and Cultural Affairs Department to execute the construction of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Kshetra on a war footing and complete the memorial of the State's cultural icon before November 5, 2015.

The Chief Minister’s directive came at a meeting when he was reviewing the progress of the construction work of the memorial at his official residence at Khapara on Monday.

The review meeting came as a part of the series of steps he has undertaken to complete the construction of the Samadhi Kshetra before November this year. In the meeting Chief Minister Gogoi also took stock of different parts of the memorial that will add sanctity and glitz to the whole project.

Chief Minister Gogoi also asked the functiories concerned to take necessary steps so that the Samadhi Kshetra reflects the essence of the immortal creations of the music maestro. He also asked the implementing department for adequate steps to make arrangement for playing maestro’s musical numbers in the Samadhi Kshetra. Minister for Cultural Affairs Bismita Gogoi, Minister of Water Resources Basanta Das, Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Commissioner and Secretary Dr. Ravi Kota, Commissioner and Secretary Cultural Affairs Department Preetom Saikia, Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University Prof. Mridul Hazarika, jourlist Kak Sen Deka along with other dignitaries were present at the meeting.

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