FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
SIVASAGAR, Feb 4: Historic Jerenga Pathar is agog with activities to meet the deadline as the Axam Xahitya Xabha (AXX) centery year session to be held here with a five-day colourful programme from February 8 is just around the corner.
The reception committee is upbeat about a massive turnout of Xabha activists and general public as the group opposing the Xabha and calling for a State-level convention of literary workers and writers on February 6 in Sivasagar has already cancelled the programme.
Instead, the chief convener of the proposed convention, Dr Madhurjya Mandita Boruah, through a release to the media, has called upon all to shun all differences and uphold the spirit and sanctity of AXX on the sacred soil of Jerenga Pathar where Sati Jaymati made the supreme sacrifice for the Assamese tion.
Dr Madhurjya Mandita Boruah has been entrusted with a new responsibility by the present Xabha leadership to convene a special delegates meeting on February 9 to chalk out the future course of action to strengthen the Xabha from within. Prasanta Sarma and Dr Nilkhi Gogoi of the cultural sub-committee of the reception committee said that the committee had trained chorus group of more than 2,000 singers from different parts of the district for the title song Chiro Chenhi Mur Bhasa Jononi. Weavers of Magarahat village have woven 1,000 gamosas for the guests and delegates The are with more than 2,000 bighas of land is completely covered with the main meeting hall, book fair stalls, exhibition stalls, food and refreshment hall and delegates camps. The new 2.6-km road connecting Mankata Ali and the AT Road has been completed in record time to facilitate easy approach to the main venue of the session.