Bhupen Hazarika

Type: Person
Name: Bhupen Hazarika
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Lok Sabha Elections: Polar contest as 32-year-old Manas takes on 75-years Bijoya Chakraborty

Polling officials prepare for the elections in Assam PTIIt will be a contest between experience and exuberance when former Union minister Bijoya Chakraborty of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) takes on Manas Bora of the Congress in Guwahati.The contest ... [Published DNA India - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Festival makes performers of Assam’s politicians

Tarun Gogoi dances with a Bihu troupe in Guwahati and (right) BJP MP Bijoya Chakraborty beats the drum in a temple. ExpressTARUN GOGOI: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, now in his eighties, dances with a Bihu troupe in Guwahati. He has also been singing and ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Till 1940s, Bihu celebrations in city were confined to family circles

AJIT PATOWARYGUWAHATI, April 13 – Till the 1940s there was no attempt at bringing the Bihu dance and songs to the stage. Moreover, Bihu dance and songs were not performed in Guwahati. The stance of Late Holiram Dhekial Phukan on the Bihu dance substantiates ... [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

BJP tries to tap Bohag Bihu spirit in poll-bound Assam

A colossal musician from this part of the world, late Bhupen Hazarika describing the spring festival (Bohag Bihu) in Assam sang one of its timeless tune -- ‘Bohag mathu eti ritu nohoi, nohoi Bohag ethi mah, Asomiya jatir.’ Bhupen Hazarika described Bohag, ... [Published rediff.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Prosenjit to play lead role in film on Bhupenda

MAMATA MISHRAGUWAHATI, April 13 – The search for a male lead to portray the role of the legendary Bhupen Hazarika on the silver screen is over. Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee would play Bhupen Hazarika in the biopic of the musical maestro to be directed ... [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Assamese version of Tamil poetry collection

STAFF REPORTERGUWAHATI, April 13 – A poetry collection titled Kuruntokair Kabita – Assamese translation of an anthology of celebrated classical Tamil love poetry belonging to Sangam literature – was released at a function held at the National Book Trust ... [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

A bridge too far

Bhupen Hazarika, who composed many a song on the Brahmaputra, had also nursed a grudge against the mighty river. “The river had taken away Sadiya, the place where I was born, and I can never forgive it for that,” Hazarika had once said. Old Sadiya was ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Then came the eighth...

, DHNS;Classical danceStrange though it may sound, the dance tradition prevalent in the monasteries of Majuli Island on the banks of River Brahmaputra in Assam was not known as classical dance till the year 2000.It was during the tenure of the great musician ... [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Regular Chai, Please

The electoral behaviour of Assam’s voters is both curious and inscrutable. The lack of homogeneity in its demography is probably one of the reasons but it still doesn’t explain the dominance of the Congress in the face of a sustained “anti-mainland” discourse. ... [Published Outlook India - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dibrugarh university holds its 14th convocation

DIBRUGARH: The 14th convocation of Dibrugarh University was held on Tuesday. Assam governor and the university chancellor, Janaki Ballav Patnaik, presided over the ceremony and conferred degrees on 15,273 candidates in various disciplines.The university ... [Published Times of India - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Story of an ordinary man, extraordinary courage

From mortgaging his house to seeking funds from friends and family, Sandeep Varma crossed various hurdles to bring on the big screen the story of Manjunath Shanmugam, an Indian Institute of Management graduate killed for speaking out against corruption. ... [Published The Hindu - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Who are adding star power to Assam politics

Film actor Biju Phukan and singer Jitul Sonowal are the latest in a long list of Assam celebrities who have joined politics. While Phukan, a veteran of over 100 films including several award-winning ones, has joined the Trinamool Congress, Sonowal has ... [Published Indian Express - Mar 17 2014]

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Master of many moments [Published Millennium Post - 16 hours ago]
Lok Sabha Elections: Polar contest as 32-year-o... [Published DNA India - Apr 15 2014]
Festival makes performers of Assam’s politicians [Published Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]
BJP tries to tap Bohag Bihu spirit in poll-boun... [Published rediff.com - Apr 14 2014]
No Hindi songs on Bihu, Ulfa warns artistes [Published Indian Express - Apr 13 2014]
Till 1940s, Bihu celebrations in city were conf... [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Prosenjit to play lead role in film on Bhupenda [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Assamese version of Tamil poetry collection [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
UAE Assam Society celebrates New Year the tradi... [Published Khaleej Times - Apr 13 2014]
Guwahati LS constituency [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 08 2014]
A bridge too far [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 07 2014]
Then came the eighth... [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 06 2014]
Regular Chai, Please [Published Outlook India - Apr 05 2014]
Dibrugarh university holds its 14th convocation [Published Times of India - Mar 26 2014]
Morale unshaken,but... [Published The Statesman - Mar 24 2014]
Story of an ordinary man, extraordinary courage [Published The Hindu - Mar 22 2014]
Advantage Modi [Published The Sunday Indian - Mar 22 2014]
East tunes to south [Published The Hindu - Mar 18 2014]
Who are adding star power to Assam politics [Published Indian Express - Mar 17 2014]
Stage set for four-pronged battle in Guwahati c... [Published Times of India - Mar 15 2014]
First Filmfare Awards for east unveiled in Guwa... [Published SentinelAssam.com - Mar 14 2014]
Divided by borders, united by rivers [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 09 2014]
Feminism is a part of Humanism [Published SentinelAssam.com - Mar 08 2014]
Sahitya Sabha [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 13 2014]
Green space for elderly [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 10 2014]
First pride parade in Guwahati [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 09 2014]
Modi woos with progress pledge [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 09 2014]
Purulia parades to the top of republic [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 29 2014]
Learn the art of performance [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 21 2014]
Sahitya Sabha marks Jyoti Diwas in Dhubri [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 18 2014]
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