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Appeal for equal focus on politics, culture from Assam’s old ‘rang manch’

Tezpur, April 14: As over a hundred people gathered in the courtyard of the century-old Baan Theatre in Tezpur in Assam on Sunday to celebrate Rongali Bihu, politics took the backseat even as the town prepares to vote for its new MP in less than a week. As the crowd partook in the celebrations, they were also conscious that culture and politics cannot be completely disassociated though the timing of the Lok Sabha election was a matter of 'disappointment'. "Politics and culture are two different things, but then the political...
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