The 3rd Veenapani Lalit Kala Samaroh was inaugurated on 24 December in the campus of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Tezpur by Prof. Pradip Jyoti Mahanta, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Science, Tezpur University. The occasion was also graced by Su. Nivedita Vidhe, Vice President Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari. Ma.. Pravin Davolkar, Jt. Gen. Secretary Vivekananda Kendra. Nineteen (19) schools participating in the five day cultural meet took part in the inaugural ceremony holding placard and flag of respective schools. The samaroh was formally declared open by Ma.