On Shilpi Divas rich tributes paid to Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala across the State


  • On Shilpi Divas rich tributes paid to Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala across the State
17-01-2018 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Rich tributes were paid to Assam’s cultural icon and freedom fighter Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala on the occasion of Shilpi Divas on Wednesday marking his death anniversary.

Jyoti Prasad Agarwala Smriti Raksha Samity, All Assam Students’ Union, Asom Sahitya Sabha and scores of organizations observed Shilpi Divas across the State. A host of programmes were held across the State to honour the playwright, lyricist, poet and first film-maker of Assam, whose contributions not only enriched Assamese literature but also paved the way for a new renaissance of reformations in the society.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid tributes to Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala in a twitter post. Meanwhile, the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has organised Shilpi Divas centrally in Biswanath. They asked the Assam government to give Film Award Nationally after the name of Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala.

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