From our Correspondent
BILASIPARA, May 17: The 19th death anniversary of noted jourlist Parag Kumar Das was observed on Sunday at Bilasipara under the aegis of Aranya Suraksha Samity, Asom.
In the year 1997 on the first death anniversary of Das, a neem tree was planted in front of the Bilasipara College Library which has grown over the years and today’s memorial function was held under the tree. In this connection senior jourlist Dayal Paul lighted the ceremonial lamp while noted artiste of Goalparia folk song Abdul Karim Khan offered the neem tree a gamosa.
Floral tribute on the portrait of Parag Das was offered by agriculture officer Mozammel Hoque and jourlist Samaresh Seal Sarma. Dr. Haricharan Das, secretary general of Aranya Suraksha Samity, Asom and turalist Dhruba Ranjan Chakraborty spoke about the life and works of Das.