Scholars Media House: 18 Nov, 2018: To recognize and appreciate all the literary peoples of Hojai district, a unique step taken by renowned NGO of Hojai district, Scholars Academic and Scientific Society (SAS Society)has conducted SAS Literary Award Programme at Haji Anfar Ali College Auditorium on 18th November, 2018. In an unflappable educational programme 78 writers of Hojai were felicitated by the organization along with in the remembrance of prominent scholars of Hojai, viz. Maulana Abdul Jalil Ragibi Memorial SAS Lifetime Literary Achievement Award, Rohimuddin Ahmed Memorial SAS Literary Critic Award, Atar Ali Chowdhury Memorial SAS Poet Award, Surendra Barua Memorial SAS Emerging Writer Award, Muzammil Ali Chowdhury Memorial SAS Novelist Award, SAS Story Writer Award, SAS Columnist Award and SAS Literary Translator Award for the year 2018 were given in this programme which was anchored by Dr. Habibur Rahman and Dr. Abdur Rezaque Mazarbhuya. In this programme with more than 200 literary peoples were present along with Dr. Dipti Phukan Patgiri, Professor & Former Dean, Faculty of Arts, Gauhati University; Prof. Abdul Mannan, Retired Professor, Gauhati University; Anis Uz Zaman, Noted Poet & Former President, Sadau Asam Kabi Sanmilan; Mr. Nazrul Islam, Retired, BDO, Kamrup Metro; Shamim Akhtar, Retired Head, Dept. of Political Science, Guwahati College; Manjit Singh, Noted Poet & Retired Accounts Officer, Finance Department, Govt. of Assam; Dilip Patgiri; Noted Writer and Retd. Industry officer, Govt. of Assam were present as guests of honour.
In this Award Programme, Dr. Saradananda Debgoswami has received Maulana Abdul Jalil Ragibi Memorial SAS Lifetime Literary Achievement Award, Tusheswar Tamuli Phukan has received Rohimuddin Ahmed Memorial SAS Literary Critic Award, Devoraj Mili has received Atar Ali Chowdhury Memorial SAS Poet Award, Tulika Devi has received Surendra Barua Memorial SAS Emerging Writer Award, Dulal Raja has received Muzammil Ali Chowdhury Memorial SAS Novelist Award, Sidhartha Sankar Bezbarua has received SAS Story Writer Award, Ziaur Rahman has received SAS Columnist Award and Dr. Hasinus Sultan has received SAS Literary Translator Award for the year 2018. SAS Society applauded everyone contribution for their literary works towards upliftment of the society and inspiring contribution for current generation.