TEZPUR, Dec 28: The third volume of Dr Hiren Gohain’s ‘Rachanawali’ was launched in a solemn function held at Tezpur Sahitya Sabha Bhawan on Monday. The eight hundred page third volume includes his books – Sahityar Satya (1970), Kebol Manuhor Ase Gaan (1970), Samaj Aru Samalochana (1972), Bastavar Swapna (1972), Sahitya Aru Chetana (1976), Kaal Bhramar (1977), Biswayatan (1983), Kalasrot aru Kandari (1995), Bharatar Swadhinota Sangramot Biplobbadi Xokolor Awadan (The Role of Revolutionaries in the Freedom Struggle-1998) and Chalachitra Aru Bastavota and different aricles.
While inaugurating the volume published by Katha, Guwahati, a noted publishing house of the state, retired professor and educationist Purneswar Nath recalled his personal relationship with Dr Gohain and said, “Gohain’s insightful and valuable works will guide us for centuries.”
Another inaugurator of the collection, noted writer and retired professor Dr Bhubaneswar Saharia, said “Hiren Gohain’s works are a valuable contribution and asset to the Assamese nation.”
Eminent poet Dilip Phukan, noted short story writer Sibananda Kakati, veteran journalist Anjan Goswami, principal of Tezpur College Dr Jyoti Kamal Hazarika, noted writer and principal of Lokanayak Omeo Kumar Das College, Dhekiajuli, Dr Sukdev Adhikari, noted writer Dr Kankan Deka, AAJU president Pankaj Kumar Nath, writer and faculty of Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Girls College, Tezpur Pallab Bhattacharya, writer Kumud Saikia, artist Mrigen Kalita also shared their views during the meeting and said that the writings of Hiren Gohain is the beacon of hope and works of Dr Hiren Gohain always lead to a path of new thoughts and new dimensions in every aspects.
Among others, Biren Nath, student of Darrang college Aditya Ankur Nath, artist Khanin Das, Rajib Kalita were also present in the programme which was moderated by Mahendra Kumar Nath on behalf of the Tezpur Campus of Katha. Dr Bhupen Saikia, noted writer of Tezpur offered the vote of thanks to the guests who enlivened the meeting with the intellectual discussion.