LAKHIMPUR: Mangalbodh Jagaran Kendra, a social organization of Lakhimpur, dedicated to work for the uplift of humanity, nature, language and culture, education and health, has declared the names of its prestigious ‘Mangalmoy Prerana Award’ winners for this year.
This year, the institution will confer the Mangalmoy Prgyajyoti Bota to prominent social activist of Lakhimpur and writer, Uday Sankar Hazarika while Mangalmoy Loka-Shilpi award will be given to folk artiste ‘Bor Bihuwa’ Jiban Gharphalia, who is an artiste of Dibrugarh Radio. Career counsellor and Principal of GIMT, Tezpur, Buljit Burhagohain has been selected for the Naba-Uddipak Bota for his contribution to generate career awareness among the youths. The Grantha Sumangal Bota will be conferred to Dhiraj Lahkar who has contributed to the enhancement of the book publishing industry of the State. Principal of Lakhimpur Girls’ College, Surajit Bhuyan will be conferred the Shiksha Saurabh Bota for his unique endeavour to uplift the academic environment for women. A revolutionary figure of Lakhimpur, Arup Kalita has been selected for the Jana-Sangrami Bota while Niran Kumar Borah will be conferred the Mangalmoy Sahitya Uttaran Bota.
On the other hand, seven more literary personalities of Lakhimpur like former Principal of Lakhimpur Girls’ College, Dipanjali Dutta, investigative writer Nripen Phukan, dramatist Manik Chandra Sonowal, folk litterateur Premalata Bhattacharya, writer of children literature, Mina Phukan Hazarika, and poet Manprabha Hazarika have been selected for the Mangalmoy Sahitya Bota. These awards will be conferred to the winners in a special programme to be held in the book fair titled Mangalmoy Sahitya Utsav-2020, organized by the Mangalbodh Jagaran Kendra in North Lakhimpur town from March 11 to March 15, informed Jiten Baruah, the director of the institution.