Honour for Assam's finest stalwarts

Sengupta, Avishek
October 2016
Telegraph (Calcutta, India);10/29/2016, p1
The article talks about the Axom Shrestho 2016 event hosted by the Indian newspaper The Telegraph on October 28, 2016 in Guwahati city in Assam, India, to honor 11 Assamese achievers in fields such as music, social work and dance, among others. The awardees comprised Tapan Bhattacharjee (music), Jadav Payeng (social work), and Indira P.P. Bora (dance). The awards function was anchored by actors Kapil Bora and Zerifa Wahid.


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