KOKRAJHAR, Oct 4: A mass prayer for the early recovery of noted poet, sahitya academy awardee Brajendra Kumar Brahma was organised at UN Academy, Kokrajhar complex on Friday.
Noted author Brahma has been going under treatment at a private nursing home in Siliguri in West Bengal state since September 29 last following his age ailments. Brahma was first admitted to Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital, but later referred to Siliguri for better treatment.
Hundreds of students, teachers and well wishers of the author attended the prayer and offered their prayers to the almighty God for early recovery of Brahma from sickness being organised by UN Academy, Kokrajhar, a private Bodo medium school.
Notably, Brahma is a recipient of Rabindra Nath Tagore literary award and named of Upendra Nath Brahma Soldier of Humanity award. He is a noted poet and former president of Bodo Sahitya Sabha and associated with various literary organisation and social activities.