GUWAHATI: A unit of the Red Horns Division under the aegis of Indian Army’s Op Sadbhavana, organised a musical Talent Hunt programme under the banner of Nalbari Singing Idol to provide a platform for recognition of aspiring talents of the region.
The event received an overwhelming enthusiastic response with hundreds of youths of the region participating voluntarily for the auditions. The auditions were a simulation of the grand finale held on Saturday, where the shortlisted participants were evaluated by a panel consisting of imminent personalities including Ashima Rishi, Chairperson Invictus Brigade Family Welfare Organisation and established musician, Dipak Sarma, Eminent Flutist and Vitali Das, vocalist and composer of Assamese Film industry.
The prizes were distributed at the Natya Mandir Auditorium at Nalbari. Bikoshita Barkataki & Mahasweta Sarma were adjudged for second runners up and runners up position. The winner of the event was Master Hrishikesh Sarma. Other distinguished guests attending the event included Brig RN Sharma (Retd), a war veteran of great wars of 1965 and 1971 and Colonel Chandel, a press release stated.
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