ITANAGAR, Sep 10: The monthly literary sitting of Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) – 40th in its series – was held at the conference hall of Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum here on Sunday with APLS president Y D Thongchi in the chair. Attended by both young and old litterateurs, the session saw almost all the participants sharing their literary compositions at the forum.
The day’s proceedings started with the child prodigy Aryamaan reciting a poem titled ‘A Magical Carpet’, while Dwitun Basumatary of RGU read out self-composed poems – ‘The Movie Walk’, ‘Recollection of a Devil’ and ‘Withering Heights’. Another student from RGU, Saurav Mitra recited his poem ‘Prayer to the Unseen God’, and Habung Dunya read out her poem ‘I am’.
While Ajanta recounted her short story (in Assamese) ‘Sofa’, Gyati Rana read out a part from the write-up “Nurturing the Indigenous Culture” a fine flake of Miji-Migum from the sachet of Popi-Sarmin-2.
Bompi Riba, assistant professor of English, RGU, read out her self-composed short story ‘Pee-ka-Boos’, while Inumoni Das Borah recited her poem ‘Ahangata’.
Among others, APLS vice president Dr Tage Tada, general secretary Tokong Pertin, assistant general secretary Dr Pekba Ringu and member Dr S K Ghosh were also present.
Earlier, the APLS appreciated the Police department for apprehending all the accused persons involved in the murder of its member Jumkar Basar. The 38-year-old, also known as Annu Basar, who rose to fame for his ‘Sokun-e-Dil’, a collection of shayari, was found dead near the railway line near Gumto village under Doimukh circle on August 14 last.