Asian Literature and culture Summit 2018.
Prof.Streamlet Dkhar a renowned Khasi Piet and Falguni Chakraborti, a Bengali Poet were felicitated during a 3 day South Asian Literature and Culture Summit 2018 held from March 13 th to 15 th at Pirganj, Rongpur in Bangladesh.
It is organised by South Asian Literature and Culture, a conclave of poets and authors recalled how the Bangladesh language movement took place and it’s out come,which started in the year Feb 21 1952.Many students took part and lost their lives in this movement. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mazibur Rahman declared the independence on March 1971.
The event was colourful extravaganza of exchange of different cultures, poetry reading as a mark to observe the Bangla literary month following vthe recognition of language.
Streamlet Dkhar shared the birth of the Khasi written language ,and one should not forget that khasi language was first written in Bangla alphabet and dialect.People of Shella still speaks in the dialect was usedvby William Carey and Krishna Chandra Pal in 1813 from Serampore Baptist Mission.
She also said that many Khasi poets have also translated Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali into Khasi.
Sultan Ahmed Sona,the Editor and Publisher of Bwazra Katha and Secretary ofAFSACAL,Bangladesh awarded Prof. Stremlet Dkhar as a renowned poet and author of Meghalaya on March 14 2018.