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Song and recitation competitions on Geetiswami held


The Bishnupriya Manipuri Writers’ Forum (BMWF) today conducted a song and recitation competition on songs and poems of Gokulananda Geetiswami at Babyland School in Tarun Nagar, Guwahati. As many as 15 budding singers took part in the song competition and 20 students took part in the recitation competition. Guru Bibhul Kanti Sinha accompanied the competitors with the harmonium.

Participants Photo
Participants Photo

President over by BMWF president DILS Lakshmindra Sinha and anchored by poet Mrinal Kanti Sinha, the competitions had Nilima Sinha as the judge for songs and poet Hareswar Manab as the judge for recitation. Noted educationists and litterateurs Shukhajyoti Sinha and Kumkum Sinha, litterateur Narendra Kumar Sinha, poet Rajkumar Sinha (Rijab), Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahasabha’s Loutak Guwahati branch committee president Jyotiprakash Sinha and others were present on the occasion that was participated by Santa Sinha as the chief guest.

The results of the competition will be declared on November 26 at Radhamadhab Sebashram, Maligaon in the city where 114th birth anniversary of Gokulananda Geetiswami, an alternative media mogul, will be observed with a day-long programme on that day.

Courtesy: The Sentinel (November 23, 2009)
Photo: Sanjib Sinha

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  1. 'As many as 15 budding signers took part in the' respected editors here I think signers would be singers. dipen sinha


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