In a heartening news, Assamese film ‘Dooronir Nirola Poja’ was screened to wide appreciation and appeal in Bhutan at the ‘Festival of Assam’ held from March 22 to 24. The festival was organised as a cultural exchange initiative between Assam and the neighbouring nation Bhutan.
Several MLAs and senior officials from the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Assam, flocked to Bhutan to take part in the festival. In total, four Assamese films were screened during the festival.
It may be mentioned that ‘Dooronir Nirola Poja’ was part of the screening and interactive session programme, where twenty-one award winning and critically acclaimed films were shown for the benefit of the students at the Dr Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute (DBHRGFTI), Guwahati, held under the North Eastern Quality Improvement Pragramme (NEQIP) of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).