FROM A CORRESPONDENT
GAURISAGAR, Dec 21: The triennial conference of Sanskritik Maha Sabha, Asom (SMSA), Gaurisagar Regiol Committee, was successfully held at Gaurisagar Girls’ High School in the Sudhakantha Dr Bhupen Hazarika Memorial Stage with a two-day long programme which concluded on December 20.
The first day’s programme started with hoisting of flag by Surjya Kumar Dutta, president in- charge, SMSA, Gaurisagar Regiol Committee followed by lighting of lamp by social worker Boloram Borah, Krish Bora, Joyram Borah, educationist Muhi Kanta th and jourlist Rajib Dutta. Then the district-level drawing, music and creative dance competition was held. Hemo Dutta, noted lyricist and president, SMSA, Sivasagar District Committee iugurated it.
On the concluding day, in the morning subject selection meeting was held. In the meeting SMSA, Gaurisagar Regiol Committee, was formed with Suresh Borah as chief adviser, Bonti Buragohain Bhuyan and Thaneswar Kalita as advisers, Baloram Borah as president, Soneswar Borah as working president, Surjya Kumar Dutta, Monjit Phukan, Khireswar Borah as vice-presidents, Montu Kalita as secretary, Dipa Neog, Lakhimi Neog as joint secretaries. In the evening session an open meeting was held. Educationist and social worker Suresh Borah presided over the meeting while Baloram Borah, social worker iugurated the open session. In the function Axam Xahitya Xabha former president Imran Shah was chief guest.
In his speech he opined that performing songs or dance was not a culture. “If we do not justify with scientific attitude, the path of culture will not be clear,” he said. He also said that most of the people were not happy with present trend of culture. He even urged the gathering to feel cultural consciousness from deep within.
The other dignitaries who attended the open session were Soneswar Borah, noted educationist and secretary, Senior Citizen Forum, Gaurisagar, Hemo Dutta, Bijoy Krish Dutta, Headmaster, Santipur High School and jourlist Rajib Dutta. In the open session Imrah Shah unveiled a book Bhin Prantor, a collection of articles, written by educationist Soneswar Borah.