National Librarians Day Celebration at Jorhat

National Librarians Day Celebration at Jorhat

On Saturday, 12th August, 2023, a day long program was scheduled in the Conference Hall I of Jagannath Barooah College (Autonomous) to celebrate the 131st birth anniversary of the Father of Library Science, Padma Shri Dr. Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan organized by Jorhat Librarian Association and Krishna Kanta Handiqui Central Library, Jagannath Barooah College (Autonomous) in collaboration with Assam College Librarian Association, (Jorhat Division).  

Dr. Smriti Rekha Barooah, President, JLA hoisted the flag of the association and heartfelt tribute was offered to the persons accomplishments. Mr. Digbijoy Das, Librarian, Jagannath Barooah College (Autonomous) formally welcomed the guests to the meeting. The meeting was graced by Dr. Smriti Rekha Baruah, President, Jorhat Librarian Association, Guest of Honour Dr. Utpal Jyoti Mahanta, Principal, J.B.College (Autonomous), Invited Speaker Mr. Anjan Kumar Borah, Professor, Dept of Philosophy, DCB Girls College, Jorhat and Mr. Apurba Kumar Baruah, Retd. Librarian, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat.

Keeping in view of the National Librarians Day Celebration a Jorhat District Inter Institution Quiz Competition was organized by Krishna Kanta Handiqui Central Library, J.B.College (Autonomous) in association with Jorhat Librarians Association. The quiz was conducted by Jorhat Quiz Forum. The Quizmaster of the competition was Mr. Bikram Bora, Assistant Professor, Bahona College, & Vice President, Jorhat Quiz Forum. The first position was bagged by Shariq Nishat & Shakeel Ahmed Afridi of 

Jorhat Medical College, second position by Dayyan Mirsab Saikia & Anirban Borgohain of Pragya Academy Senior Secondary School and third position by Nitish Sarma & Hemanga Goswami of Jorhat Engineering College.

The vote of thanks was offered by Mrs. Runjun Borthakur, Retd. Librarian, CKB Commerce College, Jorhat. The meeting ended with the Jatiya Sangeet.



Jagannath Barooah College (Autonomous)
Barpatra Ali, Jorhat-785001
Assam, India
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