Mukoli Bihu witnesses favourable participation
GUWAHATI, April 16 - A considerable number of people gathered at
the Judge's Field on the day of 'Goru Bihu' on April 14 to take part
in the Mukoli Bihu programme, organised by the All Guwahati Students'
Union every year to start Rongali Bihu celebrations. The programme
started with the flag hoisting by noted poet and litterateur Nalinidhar
Mukali Bihu programme organised by the students' body has been a popular Bihu programme in Guwahati with people from every field, including art and culture, sports, business, literature, etc., participating in it.
The students' union also felicitate the personalities who brought laurels to Assam, during the function. Padmashree award winner Hemendra Prasad Barooah, Ghanakanta BoraBarbayan, Sahitya Akademi award winner NC Goswami, Taby Ram Taid, Chandana Goswami, Haricharan Boro, Sangeet Natak Akademi award winner Kinaram Nath Uja, Sahitya Akademi Award (translation) winner Geeta Upadhayay, Swarna Prabha Sainari, Pankaj Thakur, Sahitya Akademi Youth award winner Kamal Kumar Tanti, Diganta Lewari, National Film Award winners Manju Bora, Bishnu Kharghoria, Mani Bordoloi, among others, were felicitated on the occasion.
Colourful cultural programmes presented by various groups of different communities were the main attraction of the event, including Bagejari dance of Rabha community, Mahoho dance of Barpeta, etc. A special tribute paying ceremony 'Hiruda-loi Ekajali Shradhhanjali' also witnessed huge participation, where actor Adil Hussain recited the poem Mor Desh, paying his tribute to Hiruda.
Several other cultural programmes including performance by Dikshu, Kallol Barthakur were organised on the occasion along with felicitation of different artistes presenting the Bihu programmes in the Judges' Field. Singer of yesteryears also performed on the occasion.
Courtesy: by VOA team.