LAKHIMPUR: Senior journalist and writer Rajib Baruah was felicitated by Sri Sri Basudev Than Naruwa Xatra on Wednesday.
A resident of Dhakuakhana subdivision of Lakhimpur district, Rajib was feted for winning the felicitation as a writer from the Assam Government under the 'Bhasa Gaurav Scheme' (Assam Bhasa Gaurav Achoni- Lekhak Sambardhana).
Rajib Baruah has been involved in journalism from Dhakuakhana with various newspapers and electronic media since 2003. He has also written a number of books, including 'Rajasthanorpora Pakistan Simantaloike' and 'Daivik-Jaivik', in Assamese. He is also involved in various social and academic works in Dhakuakhana subdivision.
On behalf of the Xatra, Xatradhikar Bhupendra Deva Goswami and Deka-Xatradhikar Bhogendra Deva Goswami feted the writer with gamosa, cheleng, xarai, a bundle of books and a citation.
Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Xatriya Birendra Dev Goswami, Xatra Management & Development Committee president Durlabh Deva Goswami, social activists Ratneswar Chutia and Khageswar Baruah.