From a Correspondent
Biswath Chariali, Dec 29: The 17th session of tun Sahitya Parishad concluded successfully at Biswath Chariali recently in which around 180 delegates from different districts of the State participated. The session commenced with flag hoisting by Kabiraj Sharma followed by smriti tarpan performed by eminent poet Indra Prasad Saikia. The delegate session was welcomed by Munin Goswami, president of the reception committee while the session was iugurated by well-known economist and columnist, Anta Kalita. In his presidential speech, Dr Rajanikanta Das called upon the writers to engage themselves in innovative thinking. The general secretary of tun Sahitya Parishad, Samindra Hujuri dwelt at length on the challenges and obstacles faced by the literary body in his secretarial report. Hujuri also elaborated the association’s activities in the last four decades.
A colourful procession was taken out on the occasion throughout the town in which the ethnic culture of several communities was showcased. A semir titled ‘Present Socio-Economic Peril and Literature’ was held with science writer Dr Chandra Mohan Sharma in the chair. The semir was iugurated by Dr Madan Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of Tezpur University. Taking part as the distinguished speaker, sociologist and Professor of Kolkata University, Dr Shyamal Chakravarty highlighted the relationship found among the writings of the famous authors in the world which paved the way to get rid of the perils in the present day society and world.