BORGEET: A NOBLE ENDEAVOUR OF ALL INDIA RADIO GUWAHATI
Guwahati 20th January, 2017: The people of Assam as well as North-east India witnessed a holistic effort made by All India Radio,Guwahati on the stage of the International Auditorium of Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra yesterday in the evening. A audio CD of ‘BORGEET’consisting of 100 rare musical compositions of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev and Mahapurush Sri Sri Madhabdev composed during fifteen and sixteen Century was unveiled infront of the hallfull audience. The inaugural programme of ‘Borgeet’ was graced by Sri Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister, Assam, Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy, Spiritual Thinker, Writer and Philanthropist, Sri Suresh Chandra Panda, Chief Executive Officer,Prasar Bharati,New Delhi,The Station Director All India Radio, Guwahati , The ADG (P) Doordarshan Kendra, Guwahati and other dignitaries.
Sri SC Panda, CEO, Prasar Bharati, in his speech, praised the tremendous compositions of the great legendary maestros of Assam Srimanta Shankardev and Madhabdev. He opined that the state of Assam has a great heritage and culture. So studies should be carried out to deviate the nectar of this rich cultural tradition.
Dr. CB Satpathy, a spiritual thinker and a pleader of the Sai movement, whom people love to call as ‘Guruji’ highlighted some important points relating to the field of cultural study of Assam. Further he proposed for a Cultural University in the land of Assam which was accepted by the Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a large applause of the viewers.
Sarbananda Sonowal, the CM, Assam also praised the works of the great neo-vaishnavite saints and thanked the AIR for their great effort. He also expressed his good will to work for the cultural heritage of Assam.
Besides, the programme was decorated with the performances of Borgeet and Satriya dances by the popular singer and dancers of Assam. The organizer also felicited many artistes for their remarkable cultural activities.
Photo & Report by : Miranda Choudhury,Guwahati