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Former director general of Assam Police and present president of Asom Sahitya Sabha, Kuladhar Saikia, and its general secretary Jadhav Chandra Sarma were warmly welcomed in Hojai on Sunday by different organizations.

Both of them were here to attend the closing ceremony of the first full-fledged conference of Hojai Zila Asomm Sahitya Sabha held at Satyarti Bezbaruha Bhawan.

Speaking on the occasion, Saika said it is not important where from you take education but the way you solve any matter is significant.

Saika graced the occasion as the chief guest.

Saika further stressed on disciplined life adding it is the duty of parents to focus on their wards’ education.

He also said along with other activities parents should give their children knowledge of Assamese language.

He further said Asom Sahitya Sabha will carry on it’s efforts to safeguard the Assamese language, culture and it’s rich heritage taking every community together.

On this occasion, under the new president of Hojai Zila Asom Sahitya Sabha, Guneshwar Saika, an open meeting was held.

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A total of eight awards were presented by Hojai Zila Assam Sahitya Sabha.

Pragya award was presented to Padmasree awardee Rong Bong Teron.

He was presented with a shawl,citation, a karhai and a cheque of Rs 50,000.

Pandit Jeevan Ram Barman Sadna award was presented to litterateur Sidharta Sankar Bezbaruah.

He was presented with a shawl,citation, a karhai and a cheque of Rs 25,000.

Sahitya Karmi Prana award was presented to Jogen Dutta; while Sankritik Prana award was conferred on Padmini Daulagafu.

Samajeek Prana award was given to Sujit Som while Karyakal Sresth award was given to Pratap Barua.

Karyakal Sresth Saksha Sahitya Sabha was given to Hojai unit of Asom Sahitya Sabha and Anuprana Mulak Saksha award was given to Lanka Anchalik Sahitya Sabha.

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