6 January 2021, Guwahati: Parallel to the ongoing 33rd Guwahati Book Fair at the Government Electrical Engineering college at Chandbari where Tibet Bookstall has been one of the attractions of the visitors from across the northeastern states including Assam, the second Tibetan Cultural performance was held at Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra- commonly known as Kalakshetra which is a cultural institution in the Panjabari area of Guwahati, Assam, named after the medieval poet-playwright and reformer Srimanta Sankardev. It is a major tourist spot in Guwahati built in the 1990s showcasing the artistic excellence of Assam and the rest of the northeastern region. It includes a cultural museum, library and various facilities for preserving, demonstrating cultural items and theatre for performing arts.
On 6th January 2021, the artists of Gangjong Doeghar, Tibetan Performing Arts Group from Kalimpong, West Bengal performed at Sankardev Kalakshetra theatre displaying the unique Tibetan Culture. The Chairman of Assam Tourism Board Mr Jayanta Malla Baruah, National Convener Mr R. K. Khrimey, influential Assamese journalist Ms Anuradha Sharma Pujari, popular Assamese actors Mr Pranjal Saikia and Ms Purnima Pathak Saikia, Kalakshetra Secretary Mr Sudarshan Thakur and Mr Biren Singha (Sculpture Artist) and other members attended the cultural program. The cultural performance of the group garnered huge crowd and in between the cultural show National Convener Mr R. K. Khrimey and Regional Convener, Core Group for Tibetan Cause – India, Assam & Meghalaya Mr Soumyadeep Datta delivered the message of the importance of Tibetan movement and the importance of Brahmaputra River for North East India and the rest of riparian states and nations.
–Filed by ITCO, New Delhi