Today marks the 96th birth anniversary of Assam’s legendary singer and Bharat Ratna late Bhupen Hazarika.
The people of Assam celebrated Bhupen Da’s musical legacy through his timeless melodies.
Several programmes were held across Assam to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bhupen Hazarika.
The state government holds a special programme at the Bhupen Hazarika Samadhi Kshetra in Jalukbari, Guwahati.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma attended the event and paid tributes to the ‘Bard of Assam.’
Attending the special programme , CM Sarma took to Twitter and wrote, “Sudhakantha Dr Bhupen Hazarika’s immortal tunes still rule the hearts & minds of millions and his ideals of humanism hold true today despite fast-changing moral dynamics.”
Furthermore, the All Assam Students Union hold a special memorial programme at the Dighalipukhuri while, a special event would be held at the Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra.
Furthermore, on Bhupen Hazarika’s 96th birth anniversary, Google paid honour with an exquisite Google Doodle.
The illustration for the Google Doodle shows the late Hazarika playing the harmonium.