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  • 205th Birth Anniversary of poet Aadhi Kavi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya observed at Haflong

    Published on July 13, 2019

    By Anup Biswas

    Nandita Gorlosa, EM, NCHAC addressing the gatherings on the occassion of Bhanu Jayanti at Haflong

    Haflong :The Gorkha Community of Dima Hasao, especially of Haflong, celebrated Bhanu Jayanti, the 205th Birth Anniversary of poet Aadhi Kavi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya at District Library Auditorium with great enthusiasm on Saturday.

    The day’s programme started with Sobha yatra with the portrait of Aadhi Kavi from Bhanu Chowk ( Upper Bagetar) to District Library. This was organized by the 205th Bhanu Jayanti Celebration Committee .

    The function was attended by Nandita Gorlosa, Executive Member, NC Hills Autonomous Council as the chief guest while Deputy Commissioner, Dima Hasao Amitabh Rajkhowa, Deputy Superintendent of Police  S K Morang and others as the guests of honour.

    Speaking on the occasion, all the speakers dwelt at length the life sketch and also the contribution of the poet Aadhi Kavi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya and appealed to all to follow the foot prints of such great poet who taught us to spread humanity.

    In this function the meritorious students of Dima Hasao and also from the Gorkha community were felicitated.

    This was followed by cultural competitions among youths and children wherein many from various parts of Haflong took part and performed traditional and cultural items.

    Earlier all the guests including the media persons were felicitated with traditional scurf as token of love and regards.