Novel Jiya Pakhir Chaa released at Doomdooma Press Club
Jiya Pakhir Chaa - a novel written by Hema Prabha Moran, former headmistress of Kakapather Girls’ High School, was released on Sunday at a solemn function held at Doomdooma Press Club (DPC)
DOOMDOOMA: Jiya Pakhir Chaa - a novel written by Hema Prabha Moran, former headmistress of Kakapather Girls' High School, was released on Sunday at a solemn function held at Doomdooma Press Club (DPC) with Arjun Baruah, president of Tinsukia Zila Xahitya Xabha (TZXX) in the chair.
The book has been published by TZXX and was released by Dr Prafulla Medhi, former Principal of Doomdooma College and a regular newspaper columnist. In the beginning, writer Moran spoke briefly about the various aspects of the novel and the reasons behind the motivation to try her hand in writing the book. On the other hand, Dr Medhi said that out of 64 forms of Art, the fine arts was considered to be the best and as described in Sanskrit verses, without literature, music and art, the humankind would be degenerated to the level of an animal without having tail and horn.
Stating that poetry preceded prose writing, he said that sage Balmiki was the first poet to compose verses in Sanskrit. In the same manner, Srimanta Sankardeva could be considered to be the first child poet in Assamese literature. Thereafter, Dr Medhi gave a brief account of the history of novel writing in Assamese, the form of which was inherited primarily from the western English literature. He complimented the style of writing of Hema Prabha Moran and opined that she succeeded largely in penning the story to its logical conclusion.
The meeting felicitated Journalist Dhiren Deka for being chosen for Journalists' Pension by the Assam Government this year.