Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday had telephonic discussions with several artistes of the state and inquired about their wellbeing and health status.
Talking to them, chief minister Sonowal said while the artistes always deserve utmost respect from the society, they did their best to lift the morale of all sections at a time when the society is grappled with COVID19.
Chief minister Sonowal also conveyed his thanks to the artistes on account of their role in generating mass awareness on COVID19 and the personal etiquette the people in general need to adopt to beat the spread of the virus.
Sonowal also while enquiring on how the artistes sustained their high morale even during the lockdown period, also requested them to continue their unstinted contribution to enrich the art and culture of the state further.
Sonowal talked to prominent dance exponent Jatin Goswami, eminent musician and flutist Prabbhat Sharma, eminent folk artiste Dhanada Pathak, veteran signer Pulak Banerjee and music director Bhupen Ujir.
He also talked with singer Namita Bhattacharjee, Manisha Hazarika, Malabika Bora, Kula Baruah, music director Ramen Choudhury, artiste Bina Barubati, Anima Choudhury, Sandhya Menon and veteran singer Sudakshina Sharma.
The other artistes are Archana Mahanta, Monjyotsna Goswammi, Sangeeta Kakoti, Tarali Sharma, Pahari Das, Rajen Gohain, Sashwati Phukan, producer Ashok Bishaya, Rajashree Phukan and sound engineer Dhrubajyoti Phukan.
Besides, Sonowal also talked with eminent actress Seema Biswas, Mridula Baruah, Poornima Saikia Pathak, Vidya Rao, Manju Bora, Molaya Goswami and Kashmiri Saikia, popular actor Nipon Goswami, Bishnu Khargoria and actress Chetana Das.
The CM also had conversations with Manjula Baruah, actor Atul Pachoni, Jayanta Bhagawati, Siddhartha Sharma, Dara Ahmed, Pranjal Saikia, Hiren Gohain, Jayanta Das, Abhinash Sharma and mobile theatre director Krishna Roy.
The other artistes with whom Sonowal had discussions were eminent actress Reba Phukan, Champak Sharma, Dasarath Das, Upakul Bordoloi, Hira Neog and Sayed Sadullah Bhabesh Goswami.