DEMOW: Under the patronage of All Assam Bengali Youth Students' Federation (AABYSF), Demow Regional Committee in association with the people of Demow the 161st Rabindra Jayanti was organized in Demow Kali Mandir premises with a daylong programme on Monday. As per the schedule, the programme started with flag hoisting of AABYSF and the flag was hoisted by Rabindra Ghosh, Secretary of AABYSF, Sivasagar District Committee.
The Swahid Tarpan was offered by Raj Ghosh, Secretary of AABYSF, Demow Regional Committee. The ceremonial lamp in front of the portrait of Kabi Guru Rabindra Nath Tagore was lit by Debabrat Dey, a teacher in Hem Chandra Borgohain Model English School Demow. The art competition was organized among the children which was inaugurated by Pranab Jyoti Deori, a teacher of a school in Demow. Sangita Guha Roy, an artiste as well as women leader of AABYSF of Demow performed Rabindra Sangeet on the occasion. The children sang Rabindra Sangeet songs and performed dance on the occasion.
DIBRUGARH: The 161st Rabindra Jayanti was observed on Monday by the Department of Bengali in association with IQAC, Dibru College. Dr. Adity Baruah, Associate professor in Sanskrit, inaugurated the programme with a beautiful rendition of Rabindra Sangeet in both Bengali and Sanskrit language. The Principal of the college, Dr. Jitu Buragohain, emphasized on Tagore's relevance in understanding nationalism in his welcome address which was followed by an address of the Vice Principal, Dr. Mahesh Kumar Jain, on Tagore's life and works. Dr. Pintu Roy, Assistant Professor in History, Digboi Mahila Mahavidyalaya, was invited as a guest speaker for a talk on 'Tagore and Nationalism'. Dr. Roy, in his brief speech, explored evolution of Tagore's understanding on nationalism through artistic and literary works of Tagore by deploying, what he called, 'diatopical hermeneutics'.
Haflong: Rabindranath Tagore's 161st birth anniversary, organized by Haflong Branch of Nikhil Bharat Banga Sahitya Sammelan and Haflong Music College, was celebrated here at Haflong the queen town of Dima Hasao in a solemn atmosphere at Haflong Music College Conference Hall on Monday.
The programme started with the lighting of lamp and paying of floral tributes to the beautifully decorated portrait of Rabindranath Tagore by all the guests and members of Nikhil Bharat Banga Sahitya Sammelan and Haflong Music college. Students of Haflong Music college and children performed dance and songs of Kabiguru.The poems of Kabiguru were also recited during the programme. President, Nikhil Bharat Banga Sahitya Sammelan, Prof Sakir Hussian Laskar, and others spoke on the occasion and explained the importance of Rabindra Jayanti and the life sketch of Kabiguru Rabindranath.