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Dr. Moushumi Bhattacharjee

Dr. Anupa Lahkar Goswami

Dr. Anamika Ray Memorial Trust South Asia Publication, Guwahati releases two books by two different authors and has contributed in the field of media activism and traditional art form 'puppetry'.

Are we pulling the right string? PUPPETRY IN CHANGING WORLD BY DR. MOUSHUMI BHATTACHARJEE and ISMS OF MEDIA ACTIVISM what clicked, what kicked and what irked in India BY DR. ANUPA LAHKAR GOSWAMI at Gauri Sadan, Ambari, Guwahati on 09th of January, 2023.

Dr. Moushumi Bhattacharjee is an expert in folk media, who has travelled extensively in India for understanding traditional folk communication, a fellowship holder from National Folklore Support Centre, Chennai; she published a number of articles on folk media in national and international journals and aspires to promote folk culture of the region at the global forum.

Dr. Anupa Lahkar Goswami, is an ICSSR Post Doctoral Research Fellow. Dr. Lahkar has also been rendering her service as an English Newsreader at Regional News Unit, Doordarshan, Guwahati. She has a penchant in creative writing and is also interested in online media studies with research articles published on the same in various peer reviewed journals.

The event commenced at 3 pm by chief guests Dr. Paul Pudussery Senior educationist and Dr. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, Director of performing arts, Guwahati Centre, Assam.

During the event Dr. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri mentioned how thriving for the excellence and keeping the passion alive for the quality of work that has been produced is not easy but has been achieved by the authors.

Father Paul Pudussery said, “the whole challenge today is to access information, analyze information, construct knowledge out of the information and create multiple solutions and choose best out of it is what I call new definition of thinking” while addressing the audience. He congratulated Dr. Moushumi Bhattacharjee and Dr. Anupa Lahkar Goswami about publishing their books.

The event was attended by eminent personalities, academicians and educationists: Prof. Polly Vauqlin from Gauhati University, Prof. Kabi Khaba from Rajiv Gandhi University, Senior Journalist Ranen Kumar Goswami and many more. The event was beautifully grasped by the chief guests and guests while sharing their experiences with the authors on the Journey of bringing out the books. At the end senior consultant of ARMT and Senior Journalist Raman Bora gave the vote of thanks and congratulated both the authors for releasing the books.

ARMT is a Guwahati-based NITI Aayog registered educational and charitable non-profit organization established in 2015. The Trust has pioneered the Anti-Medical Terrorism movement in the region, working studiously for the patients’ rights and responsibilities since its inception with a mission mode of recognizing ‘Right to Health’ as one of the Fundamental Rights in Indian Constitution.

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