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Festive air at Rupahi Jerenga Pathar

SIVASAGAR, Feb 7: The 74th biennial session of Axam Xahitya Xabha is set to begin from Wednesday at historic Rupahi-Jerenga Pathar in Sivasagar. The five-day long literary and cultural extravaganza will showcase the rich cultural heritage of the State, besides literary achievements through various programmes inter alia – book fair, trade fair, literary symposium, poets’ meet, cultural procession, history session, darshan sanmilan, tya sanmilan, yuva sansad and cultural programmes of various ethnic groups. Organized as part of the centery celebration, the reception committee has constructed a heritage site with installation of statutes of the doyens of Assamese literature at the venue of the session. The reception committee has also made arrangement to provide food and lodging to over 5,000 delegates from different Xabha units.