LAKHIMPUR: The Telahi-Kamalaboriya Anchalik Sakha Xahitya Xabha of Lakhimpur district, held its regular literary event, titled as 'Gharua Mel' on Wednesday.
The programme, titled as 'Rag, Anurag, Anubhavor Chotalot Bohagor Alap' was organized at the residence of poet-teacher Pronita Saikia Borah and Army personnel Amrit Borah, at Dagati village under Azad area of the district as per their invitation.
The programme started with the lighting of ceremonial lamps by Ikheswar Borah, writer-cum-former president of the literary body, followed by the rendition of a patriotic chorus by the children of 'Chilarai Moina Parijat'. The programme was chaired by organisation's president Lohit Chandra Khaond while its secretary Mintu Sarmah explained the objectives of the meeting.
During the programme, two anthologies were released. Both the poetry collections were of Pronita Saikia Borah. Literary personality Bharat Rajkhowa released 'Anya Ek Jatra' having 49 poems. Releasing the anthology, Rajkhowa appreciated the ideology of humanity and social responsibility as has been manifest via verse by the poet. "The impact of literature in modern society is undeniable. Literature acts as a form of expression to lead the masses to build a better society and allow us to better understand the world we live in," added Bharat Rajkhowa.
On the other hand, writer, poet-cum-journalist Ranjit Kakati released the other poetry book titled 'Anurag Tomar Babe'. Notably, the short poems incorporated in the collection are defined as Assamese 'shayeri', which are composed following the famous Urdu 'shayeri' mode. "Literary creations are the mirror of the society. People are easily connected to the psyche of authors through their creations. The literary creations reiterate the need to understand modern day issues like human conflict and they confirms the real complexity of human conflict," stated Kakati while releasing the book.
Notably, the poetry incorporated in the two collections was published in a social media group named 'Asomiya Kabita Charcha'. These collections have been published by Aminur Rahman on behalf of Ananda Prakash, Azad Nagar, Sotahoybor, Nagaon.
During the programme, prominent writers Prashanta Kumar Nath spoke on Veerangana Sati Sadhani on the occasion of the 'Sati Sadhani Divas' on Wednesday while Ikheswar Borah delivered an encouraging lecture. On the other hand, prominent poets Lakhi Borah, Haren Hazarika, Powal Gogoi Bitu Kumar Goswami, Torali Gharphalia along with many other poets recited their self-composed poems.
Madhusmita Gogoi Khaond and Nijara Kalita presented Jayanta Sangeet and Lokageet respectively while Bihu artiste Khagendra Nath Dutta presented Bihu Naam. Students Jinti Baruah Baishnavi Gohain, Pinku Borah Pranami Dutta, Dikshita Borah staged a dance item while radio artiste Satyanath Phukan performed caricature programme. In the same programme, Uttar Lakhimpur Zila Moina Parijat members felicitated Loka Ranjan Borah and Jinti Borah — children of Pronita Saikia Borah and Amrit Borah — for winning prizes in the online essay writing and self-composed poetry competitions organized by the 'Axam Xahitya Xabha' and 'Moina Parijat' respectively.