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Geetiswami remembered

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 20: The 113th birth anniversary of Gokulananda Geetiswami, an alternative media mogul, was observed with a day-long function at Silpgram in Guwahati by the Gokulananda Geetiswami Kalakristi Kendra today. The programme started with the flag hoisting by celebration committee president RK Chandrakanta Singha.

Noted Manipuri dance exponent Guru Sashi Kumar Singha was felicitated at the function that was graced by MLA Kartik Sena Sinha as the special guest of honour. Bishnupriya Manipuri Writers’ Forum (BMWF) president DILS Lakshmindra Sinha and others were also present at the programme. Convenor of the programme Jitendra Kumar Singha delivered the welcome address.

Courtesy: The Sentinel (December 20, 2009)

Today is Ninthoapa (Monday)


  1. We,the Bishnupriya Manipuri community, would like Guwahatian Bishnupriya Manipuris celebrate as many as birth anniversary celebrations of Gokulananda Geetiswami all over Guwahati at different B.M.populated areas of the city;but the news item of this celebration, organised by Gokulananda Geetiswami Kalakristi Kendra,carries something beyond one could imagine.
    The organisers, even the invitees of both the celebrations at same venue on different dates(Shilpagram)were more or less common (in both the cases).The difference was only positions (from back benches to front)
    One should wonder,how could this be happened,where there are plenty of Maltheps in the city and the 2nd celebration could have been easily organised in one of these Maltheps.
    This created a needle of suspicion among the readers of the blogs whether Guwahatian B.M.
    maintain unity among themselves or not.


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