He was an exponent in folk and traditional music of Assam. The King of Bihu, Khagen Mahanta was a notable person in Assamese folk music. His Bihu songs, Borgeet and other folk songs are ever green to the Assamese society. He was survived by his singer wife Archana Mahanta, son Angarag ‘Papon’ Mahanta, a popular singer and a daughter. Recently the legend passed away on June 12, 2014 at around 3:30PM at his resident in Ambikagiri Area. Here are some rare photographs exclusively for you.