MUMBAI, 26 JANUARY, 2019 (GPN) : Tej Hazarika – son of Bhupen Hazarika felt overwhelmed and proud for his father Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika to have been conferred with Bharat Ratna Award.
“This was a good day for all the people of India. Awarding Bhupen Hazarika with the The Bharat Ratna, is a win for humanity, diversity and India as a secular democracy. In his songs can be discovered blueprints for the youth and future of India. In his songs he celebrated the richness of indigenous people not only of the Northeast but all of India and he advocated their inclusion in the Indian experience as essential to the success of Indian civilization as a whole, said Tej Hazarika, son of Bhupen Hazarika”