DAAA to Organise ‘Imagining Axom’
Delhi Alumni Association of Assam (DAAA), a not-for-profit organisation set up by former Assam students of Delhi-based colleges, universities and other educational institutions, is organising its first convention, ‘Imagining Axom’ at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati on January 6, 2018.
Governor of Assam, Jagdish Mukhi, will inaugurate the cultural and reunion programme at 6PM and address a gathering of DAAA members that comprises of academicians, civil servants, lawyers, policy makers, bankers, journalists, entrepreneurs et al.
The event highlights include an audio visual presentation in memory of Jnanpith Award winning writer Dr. Indira Goswami (Mamoni Raisom Goswami), who volunteered to be a guardian of every student from Assam during her tenure at the University of Delhi.
A souvenir titled ‘Imagining Axom’ will be launched during the occasion, along with the release of a report on Red River and the launch of the website ‘www.assamfloods.org’.
The plenary session will be held from 3PM to 5PM which will include two technical sessions on ‘Imagining Axom’ and ‘Red River’. The prominent speakers in these sessions will include distinguished alumni like Arup Kr Dutta (eminent author), Kula Saikia (Author), Krishna Sharma (lawyer), Mukul Gogoi (consultant) and Dipannita Jaiswal (entrepreneur) among others.
This will be followed by a cultural evening comprising of local folk dances, a textile show by Vikram Rai Medhi and Alakananda Das and a live performance by popular singer Mayukh Hazarika, also an alumnus of Delhi.
Instituted in January 2017, DAAA is a non-profit organisation formed with the primary purpose of working for Assam’s social and economic progress, and preserving the state’s rich heritage. It is a unique and exceptional body of a talent pool of professionals.
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