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Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi

Shri Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, an eminent Assamese writer was born in 1952 at a remote mountainous village Jigaon in the then Kameng Frontier Division of NEFA, presently known as Arunachal Pradesh. He belongs to tiny Buddhist tribe called Sherdukpen. Since in those days the medium of instruction in NEFA Schools were …

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Utpal Datta

Utpal Datta is an Indian author and translator. He writes for print, audio- video and digital platforms. He writes mostly prose- Novel, Travelogue, Criticism, Radio Feature and Play. His novel Mozartor Swarlipi (Staff Notation by Mozart) (written on his 200th death anniversary) had been adopted for Radio and Screen. He is …

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Sidhartha Sankar Bezbarua

Sidhartha Sankar Bezbarua is a short story writer, playwright, drama director and an actor. Presently, he is working as a Lecturer in the Department  of History. Till the date his  two short Story collections have been published , named Bedarddi Malita  and Mrityusmar. His short stories are published in leading  assamese literary …

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Sibananda Kakoti

Sibananda Kakoti,  former Chief Manager, State Bank of India is a short story writer and dramatist of Assam. He has published eight short-story collections and one drama collection, Kendra Bihin Britta Aru Annanya Natak till the date. His short stories are published in several anthologies including Uttar Ramdhenu Yugar Golpa, Adunik Asomiya Golpa Sankalon, Earth …

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Saurav Saikia

Saurav Saikia is a well known Assamese poet. He has published 9 volumes of poetry. His poems have been translated into English, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Odia, Gujrati and Kannada. He represented India in the SAARC Festival of Literature 2009 and 2010.  His works have appeared in leading journals and anthologies …

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Dr. Dhruba Jyoti Borah

Dr. Dhruba Jyoti Borah, a physician by profession, is a renowned literary personality of Assam and is the Centenary President of Asom Sahitya Sabha. He is one of the finest fictionists, historians, travel writers, analysts and socially comitted writer of Assamese literature. He has to his credit 15 novels, 8 …

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Pankaj Gobinda Medhi

P. G. Medhi is a writer as well as a poet. He has published 14 books in total that includes novel, poetry, essay, criticism and translation. He writes columns for Asomiya Pratidin, Abhideya, Mohipath, Estantik etc. He has established a personal museum named SRI BHARAT SANGRAHALAY where 17 exhibitions and …

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Manoj Sharma

Manoj Sharma is an Assamese writer. He writes fictions and is a lover of poetry also. His published books are –Post Modernist Medona Aru Roasted Chicken , Sahityar Oitijya Aru Noirajya , Samalochak Ase Samalochak Nai , Natun Samaj Natun Rajniti. The names of his edited books are  Nilim Kumarar Shrestha Kobita and Saurav Saikiar …

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Dr. Kamaluddin Ahmed

Dr. Kamaluddin Ahmed is a subtle and distinctive voice in Modern Assamese Poetry. He is also an eminent researcher and critic in Modern Assamese Literature. He is credited with 13 books. His books on criticism includes Adhunik Asomiya Kobita , Sahityar Abhibyakti, Ramanyasbad aru Lakshminath BezbaroarKobita. His contribution towards Asomiya Sahityar Buranji, Vol. VI (enlarged edition 2012) edited …

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Dr. L. H. Salima Begum

Dr. Lutfa Hanum Salima Begum  is a noted Assamese poet. She occupies a distinctive position in the field of Assamese poetry. She has published six anthologies of poetry. Her poems have been translated into other languages-English, Hindi, Nepali, Bengali, Kannada, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Spanish,Uzbek and French etc. She received the Munin Borkotoky …

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