Koch-Rajbongshi Cultural Society was established on 20th July, 2003 at Kokrajhar, Assam in order to protect, preserve and promote the cultural heritage, historical and traditional events, aspects and folklore of Koch-Rajbongshi community. The society has been working hard and soul for the cultural, historical, literary and socio-economic development of the community since inception. Presently its perimeter has been extended up to West Bengal, Bihar, Meghalaya, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. The society has also been warming up to familiarize the Koch-Rajbongshi folk song, dances and musical instruments in national and international platform for the enrichment of peace and harmony in the country through cultural exchange.
The persons who were initially associated with the society were Dr. Dipak Kumar Roy, Dhananjoy Barman, Swapan Kumar Roy, Bhupen Roy, Sudhin Roy, Moahnbashi Barman, Sanjit Barman, Biju Roy, Arjun Choudhury, Dippunja Roy and Anubala Roy. At the initial stage basically the society trained up the young students for CCRT scholarship provided by Govt. of India. Recently Koch-Rajbongshi Folklore Academy, an Institution of Koch-Rajbongshi Cultural Society has been established on 21st September,2014 for academic teaching, training and research of Koch-Rajbongshi folk song, dance and music. The institution has been training the young learners in different fields of Koch-Rajbongshi folk song and dance and music through well experienced instructors as well as folk artists. Besides these the society has been organizing from time to time national and international level seminars, workshops and producing audio & video albums, documentaries pursuing its aim and objectives. The area of operation of the society is confined to Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Meghalaya in India as well as Nepal and Bangladesh basically where the Koch-Rajbongshis are inhabitants.
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