Any controversy over Bhupen Hazarika’s Bharat Ratna ‘totally pointless’: Brother – Cases of India

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GUWAHATI: Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika‘s brother Samar Hazarika on Tuesday acknowledged any controversy over the Bharat Ratna awarded to the artiste became as soon as “totally pointless”.

He furthermore clarified that Bhupen Hazarika’s son, Tez, did not discuss rejecting the Bharat Ratna in his Facebook submit.

Samar’s feedback reach a day after Tez acknowledged his father’s name and words had been being invoked and famend publicly (by the Centre) whilst plans had been afoot to creep the “painfully unpopular” Citizenship (Amendment) Invoice.

“We’ve seen that an argument has been created over bestowing the Bharat Ratna to the mass singer by media. On this regard, any controversy is totally pointless,” Samar, furthermore a vital singer, acknowledged in a observation.

The choice to confer the most practical civilian award on Bhupen Hazarika has overwhelmed the oldsters of Assam and has given substantial joy to the family, he acknowledged.

Samar acknowledged his brother had earlier been honoured with prestigious awards admire Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Dada Saheb Phalke and Sangeet Natak Akademi.

“Every award has naturally enhanced the pride and honour of every and each Assamese and Assam,” he acknowledged.

“He (Bhupen Hazarika) has taken Assam’s heritage and solid folk culture thru his creations to the enviornment and made every particular person in all us proud,” he added.

Samar acknowledged his brother had proved to be an correct Assamese as nicely as a substantial Indian and a worldwide citizen, enriching the social fabric with worthwhile creations.

The track of the legendary author-composer has extra enriched the 5,000-yr legacy of Indian culture and civilisation on the enviornment stage, he added.

In a Facebook submit on Monday, Tez had described the Citizenship Invoice as “undermining” the “documented set” of his father, who became as soon as awarded the Bharat Ratna – the country’s most practical civilian award – posthumously by the Modi government last month.

” … How the Centre moves on this matter some distance outweighs in significance the awarding and receiving of such nationwide recognition – a novel of short-lived low rate thrills,” he added.

Nonetheless, Tez acknowledged he had to this level not received any invitation to settle for the Bharat Ratna conferred on his father, so there became as soon as nothing to reject.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Invoice seeks to style Indian citizenship to Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan after six years of set in India even in the occasion that they discontinue not delight in any doc.

Several organisations and political events claim that the bill threatens the identification, language and culture of indigenous other folks.

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