From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, November 9: In commemoration with the golden jubilee celebration of Milan Jyoti Sangha, the apex socio-cultural and sports organization, the 9th Dibrugarh Book Fair is slated to be held here at Chowkidinghi playground from November 20-November 29.
This year the conveners of the book fair, Milan Jyoti Sangha and All Assam Book Publishers and Sellers Association are getting ready to organize the event in a unique way. Keeping up the tradition, this year the 9th Book Fair event will be iugurated by former president of Axam Xahitya Xabha and noted litterateur Imran Shah in presence of other guests and book lovers of the district. The Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University Dr. Alak Kumar Buragohain, as a distinguished guest will formally release the souvenir Milan Jyoti which is specially published for the event.
The Union Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sarbanda Sonowal, Dibrugarh MP Rameswar Teli, MLA of Lahoal LAC Prithibi Majhi, Dibrugarh MLA Prashanta Phukan, Deputy Commissioner M.S. Manivann, president of All Assam Book Publishers and Sellers Association, Ajit Kumar Burman and Chief Maging Director (Guwahati) of State Bank Of India, PVSLN Murti and Professor of North East Knowledge Foundation (Kaziranga University) PK Mishra, as distinguished guests will also be attending the book fair.
Apart from various attractive literary programmes, a tiol semir will be organized by Xahitya Academy in memory of noted novelist, Kanchan Baruah. Noted litterateur of West Bengal, Tapan Bhattacharjee will grace the semir along with Dr gen Saikia, Dr Karabi Deka Hazarika , Phanindra Kumar Dev Chowdhury, Dr Anda Bormudoi , Atanu Bhattacharjee and Dr Madan Sarma, all leading literary persolities of Assam
Meanwhile, the Milan Jyoti Sangha had installed the lai khuta (main pillar )of the book fair pavilion at Chowkidinghee playground on November 9.