ASJA to celebrate golden jubilee of Bhogeswar’s gold

Online Staff/GUWAHATI, Oct 3: Legendary athlete Bhogeswar Baruah scripted history in Dec 14, 1966 by winning a gold medal from Bangkok Asian games in 800 mts race. 2016 is the golden jubilee year of that golden moment and Assam Sports Journalists Association will celebrate the day by organizing series of function on December 14. A meeting in this regard was held today at the Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phukan Indoor Stadium which was attended by Bhogeswar Baruah himself along with few other former starts of the country like Tayabun Nessa, Debashis Roy along with Subhash Basumatary, the Director, SAI. It was decided in the meeting that as a part of the celebration a rally will be organized in the city on December 18 and it will be followed by 800mts race competition and a seminar. Meanwhile like the previous years, this time too Assam Sports Journalists Association will organize North East Media Festival which will kick off on December 7.