Assam celebrated 76th birth anniversary of legendary Assamese singer Jayanta Hazarika fondly known as Rana da on Friday. A host of cultural programmes were organised across the State today to mark the singer and composers’ birth anniversary.
A cultural programme was also organised at Jayanta Hazarika Smriti Uddyan in Chandmari.
Born in 20th Sept 1943, Jayanta Hazarika, sang songs, wrote lyrics and composed music. The brother of maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika, in his short 34 years life span he created many legendary songs that are still widely popular today in Assam.