Prof. J.K. Patra remembered on his first death anniversary

2 October 2016
Posted by Upakul Mahanta
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A day long programme was observed on 29th September, 2016 at Bajali College on the auspicious occasion of First Death Anniversary of Professor J. K. Patra. A memorial lecture was also arranged on the occasion of the great soul. This day long programme was organized by P.G. Department of Geography, Bajali College, Pathsala and observed in the digital class room cum conference hall of the same. The programme began with lighting of earthen lamp and floral tribute by Mr. Sampurnananda Talukdar, President GB , Bajali College. Purpose of the event was explained by Dr. Jyotishmoy Bora, Assistant Professor, Geography Department. Following the inaugural speech presented by Dr. Manoj Kumar Mahanta, Principal, Bajali College, Dr. Bikul Barman, Head of the PG Department offered the welcome address to the dignitaries. Prof. Rabindra Patowary, Retired Principal, Barnagar College and also Ex head, Dept. of Geography, Bajali College participated as Guest of Honour. Dr. Surajit Barman, Principal of North Kamrup College presented a memorial lecture on Prof. J. K. Patra. Moreover other dignitaries like Rtd. Prof. Dr. D.K. Mahanta, Ex. Head, Dept. of English, Bajali College, Mr. Murari Mohan Dutta, Rtd. Principal, MNC Mahavidyalaya, Nalbari and member, GB Bajali College; Rtd. Prof. Monglu Prasad, North Kamrup College, Lecturer Bhagaban Choudhury, Pathsala College, Prof. Prabin Ch. Kalita, HoD, Political Sc. and others express their feelings in a nostalgic moment with Prof. J.K. Patra. The programme of the memorial lecture was presided over by Mr. Sarat Chandra Talukdar, Associate professor, PG dept. of Geography, Bajali College. With relevant to the event a beautiful and meaningful wall magazine ‘Geographica’ with a specific theme on River was prepared by the students of Geography also released in memory of Prof. J. K.Patra. This wall magazine was inaugurated by Prof. R. Patowary.

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