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International Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B (2024)

An analytical study on Nabakanta Barua’s poem


Dr. Sunita Sarmah


Nabakanta Barua is a well-known name in the world of Assamese Literature. He started his career as a teacher and ended it as the vice-Principal of prestigious Cotton College, Guwahati. He has written several books of poetry such as ‘Eti Duti Egharati Tara’, ‘He Aranya He Mahanagar’ etc. Nabakanta Barua appeared in the ‘Jayanti’ era and expanded his poetic talent in ‘Pachowa’ and ‘Ramdhenu’ eras. He has written a good number of poetry in modern Assamese literature. He served as the President of Assam Sahitya Sabha’s Dhing Adhibeshan in 1968 and presided over Assam Sahitya Sabha’s Biswanath Chariali Convention in 1990. He had received many awards like ‘Assam Prakashan Parishad Award’ in 1974 for his Book ‘Mur Aru Prithivir’; ‘Sahitya Akademy Award’ to Assamese writers in 1975 for his novel ‘Kakadeutar Hadh’, ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1976 for Literature and Education, ‘ Assam Valley Literary Award’ in 1993 and ‘Kamal Kumari National Award’ in 1998. Nabakanta Baruah was popularly known as ‘Ekhud Kakaideu’. As ‘Seema Dutta’ he has written many poems in his early life. He died in 14th July, 2002 at the age of 75 in Guwahati, Assam.

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International Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sunita Sarmah. An analytical study on Nabakanta Barua’s poem. Int. J. Arts Humanit. Social Stud. 2024;6(1):86-87. DOI: 10.33545/26648652.2024.v6.i1b.96
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