asomiya pratidin epaper 24/10/2016

The prestigious Sri Sri Sankaradeva Research Award was given to Dr Maheswar Hazarika this year. He was handed over the award in a programme held at Keshabram Borah Auditorium, Majuli College, here recently.

Other dignitaries who were also present on the occasion included satradhikars like Nani Gopal Dev Goswami (Dakhinpat Satra), Pitambor Dev Goswami (Auniati Satra), Janardan Dev Goswami (Uttar Kamalabari Satra), Dutta Dev Goswami (Bhogpur Satra), Hari Dev Goswami (Garamur Saru Satra) and the Deka Satradhikar of Auniati Satra.

The principal of Majuli College, Dr Debojit Saikia, presided over the meeting. From 2005 onwards, the Sri Sri Auniati Satra of Majuli has been handing over the prestigious award every year to a person who has made some special contributions in the field of research or study on Sankaradeva and his contribution to the Assamese society.

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