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May 2008

A letter

Suggestion from our esteemed reader regarding how to rightly spell the name of this magazine.

Dr. Ganesh Bora

Dr. Ganesh Bora represented Oklahoma State University, Okmulgee, during the ceremony in Oklahoma City to rename the campus Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology on 21st May, 2008.

Greater Seattle Rongali Bihu 2008

Similar to 2007, this year also, the  Greater Seattle Assamese Community celebrated Rongali Bihu on April 26, 2008 at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, Redmond, Washington. Vice-President Mr. Munin Talukdar inaugurated the cultural evening.

The cultural Secretary Suraj Gogoi carefully selected few new programs to make the cultural evening very memorable The surprise North Indian dance program by Babli, Ponkhi and Sahin really captivated everyone.  The most enjoyable moment of the Bihu Husori was when Aroti Barua joined the dance program.

Rongali Bihu, Minnesota, 2008

Rongali Bihu, Minnesota, 2008The icy layers of the mighty Mississippi have melted and the river now flows without its snowy garb. Spring has sprung in this part of the world and its time to celebrate the return of the new season. The Assamese community of Minneapolis and St. Paul celebrated Rongali Bihu on the 19th of April 2008. We celebrated the most anticipated community event of the year in the picturesque log cabin at Lions Park, Shakopee.