4th Minati Hazarika lecture went well today in Jorhat in association with Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari Branch Jorhat.
Attendance was 70. Dr Pabitra Pran Goswami, former Principal, Jorhat College presided over the meeting. He extended gratitude to VKIC for organising such an enriched lecture here in Jorhat and for contribution of VKIC in cultural domain. Prof Anil Saikia, Former Principal, Moran Col
lege delivered the memorial lecture on Ballad Songs of Asom. Prof Saikia explained the origin, background, classification of ballads singing the songs in Harmonium. How the ballads give us an idea of the social scenario and culture of a particular time was very clearly depicted in the lecture.
Welcome address was delivered by Sri Saumitra Puzari, Saha Prant Pramukh, Assam Prant. The introduction of Vivekananda Kendra with special reference to VKIC was conducted by Sri Dipankar Mohanta, EC member, VKIC.
Kathakali Bhattacharjee offered the vote of thanks.
The comparing part was conducted by Sri Swarup Sharma, Vibhag Pramukh, Jorhat-Sivasagar Vibhag. Man. Pravinji, Smt Sova Rani Sarma, Prant Pramukh, Assam Prant, Kum Raboti baidau were present in the lecture. A follow up planning meeting from VKIC perspective was also there with organising team in presence of Man Pravinji after the program. We have planned Quest subscription, Quest article contribution, regular focused sitting with focussed group in Jorhat are finalised.