FROM A CORRESPONDENT
DHUBRI, Dec 29: The Dhubri District Students’ Union in association with the Gauripur branch of the students’ body observed the 13th death anniversary of the Goalpariya folk singer Pratima Barua Pandey with a day-long programme at Gauripur on Sunday.
After flag hoisting and swahid tarpan by various organisations and individuals including local MLA BK Mushahary floral tributes were paid to the empress of the Goalpariya folk song.
A cultural evening was also organised. An award on the memory of Pratima Barua Pandey was conferred on Mainul Haque of Marusmati Silpi Samaj of Agamani.
Similar memorial meeting was also organised at BN College, Dhubri, at Kaldoba under Agamoni circle, Bilasipara and in some other places of the district on Sunday where the famous singer was remembered.