Assam Jatiya Vidyalay have taken significant steps to honour stalwarts who have contributed significantly towards the growth of Assamese culture. Announcing the names of the stalwarts on Sunday at a press conference held at the school premises, Dr Narayan Sarma, secretary (honorary) of Assam Jatiya Bidyalay Educational and Socio Economic Trust said that these honours are just small gestures on the part of the trust towards recognizing the efforts of the individuals who have enriched the cultural landscape and contributed towards the development of the society.
Abdul Mazid honoured with Assam Jatiya Bidyalay Samman
Abdul Mazid needs no introduction. The veteran actor has contributed significantly towards the growth of the Assamese film industry. Majid stamped his acting prowess and versatility through numerous films and is revered as one of the living legends of Assamese cinema. Not only that, he also went on to direct many movies, notable among them is the cult classic Chameli Memsaab.
And now in a fitting tribute, the veteran actor and filmmaker will be awarded the Assam Jatiya Bidyalay Sanman. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25,000, a citation and other gifts. The function for the same is scheduled for October 23 from 5 pm on the school premises at Noonmati.
Artist Neelpawan Barua to be presented with Assam Jatiya Bidyalay Fellowship
Neelpawan Barua is one veteran artist who has created a separate niche for himself through his works. The artist has not only imprinted his creativity and originality, but has also chalked out his own unique style in the domain of modern art. And now the leading school will present the Assam Jatiya Bidyalay fellowship will be presented to the artist at the same function. It is to be noted that the fellowship is for two years with a monthly support of Rs 5,000.
It needs to be mentioned that the trust will also present scholarships to 10 selected students from other Jatiya Bidyalays across Assam who have excelled in the HSLC exam.