In a special ceremony organized by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) on the death anniversary of Pratima Barua Pandey, Rahendra Nath Brahma was presented with the Pratima Barua Pandey Award. The event took place near the life-sized statue of the legendary singer in Guwahati’s Chandmari area.
The Pratima Barua Pandey Award holds significant importance in recognizing individuals who contribute to and excel in the field of Goalparia Lokageet, a distinctive genre of folk music. Rahendra Nath Brahma’s contributions to folk culture have earned him this prestigious accolade.
The ceremony was attended by prominent members of the All Assam Students’ Union, including AASU President Utpal Sarma, General Secretary Sankarjyoti Barua, and other key representatives. The presence of these officials underlines the cultural and artistic significance of the award.
The event, coinciding with Pratima Barua Pandey’s death anniversary, provided an opportunity to remember and celebrate the enduring legacy of the legendary Goalparia Lokageet singer. Pratima Barua Pandey’s contributions to Assamese folk music have left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape.