Heritage Foundation unveils calendar with ancient Dimasa alphabets
SILCHAR, April 18: Dimasa Historical Heritage Foundation, Silchar, celebrated the Bengali New Year 1421 at a function held here on Tuesday. On the occasion, the second publication of the calendar 2014–2015 was unveiled by the president of the Foundation Uttam Chand Barman. It was an important historical event as the ancient Dimasa alphabets were published on the calendar after a great deal of research conducted mainly by Bidhan Chandra Bhattacharjee.
Addressing the assembly, Uttam Chand Barman recalled the past glory of the Dimasa and expressed hope for revival of the past glory. Bidhan Chandra Bhattacharjee in his speech briefly explained the glorious history of Hairamba dynasty and said that Dimasa were never defeated by Mughals and cited numbers of historical events and examples.
The secretary of the Foundation SK Barman in his welcome address prayed to Almighty for well being and happiness of all people in general. He expressed his gratitude to Bidhan Chandra Bhattacharjee for his research and all pain that he took for the publication of ancient Dimasa alphabet. The function was delightful with the presence of Brajogopal Barman, Mukul Ranjan Barman, and others.
The Dimasa Historical Heritage Foundation is an integrated NGO for research, projection and preservation of historical heritage of the Dimasas. The last kingdom of Dimasas with the historical remains of the buildings and place of worship at Khaspur in Cachar district is now an important place of historical importance for visitors as well as for teachers, students and research workers to know all about the glorious past of the Dimasa kings and their last bastion of power.
Source: The Sentinel (www.sentinelassam.com)