Along with the rest of the state, Deshbhakti Divas was observed in a solemn function organised by the office of the District Information and Public Relations Officer, Sonitpur in association with the Sonitpur district administration.
On the occasion of the 83rd death anniversary of Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan, a shradhanjali program was organised at Bhupen Hazarika Kalabhumi where Deputy Commissioner Deba Kumar Mishra offered floral tributes at the portrait of the great freedom fighter and spoke briefly about the life of Tarun Ram Phukan and his immense contribution in the freedom struggle of the country. CEO, ZP, Karabi Saikia, ADC Dyotiva Bora, DIPRO Neena Baruah and other senior officials of the district administration were present in shradhanjali program.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner inaugurated a street play on the life of Tarun Ram Phukan at Court Chariali. The play was performed by Abir Natya Goshti in several locations of Tezpur town with the aim to make the people aware about the immense contribution of Tarun Ram Phukan towards the freedom struggle, especially the non-cooperation movement started by Mahatma Gandhi.