Chandradhar Barua

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Chandradhar Barua
চন্দ্ৰধৰ বৰুৱা
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Born 15 October 1874
Dergaon, Golaghat, Assam
Died 26 October 1961
Occupation Lawyer, tea cultivator, writer, poet, dramatist and lyricist
Language Assamese
Nationality Indian
Notable award(s) Sahitya Ratna, 1929

Chandradhar Barua (Assamese: চন্দ্ৰধৰ বৰুৱা) (15 October 1874 – 26 October 1961) was an eminent writer, poet, dramatist & lyricist from Assam of Jonaki Era, the age of romanticism of Assamese literature. Barua was born at Dergaon, Golaghat, Assam in 15 October 1878.[1] He was second president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1918 held at Goalpara.[2] He was the founder secretary of Asam Sahitya Sabha Patrika, an official journal of the Asam Sahitya Sabha established at 1927 and held in that position till 1936.[3] He also represented India at the Round Table Conference held at London in 1930.[4]

Literacy Works[edit]

Poetry Collections
[5]
  • Ranjan,
  • Bidyut Bikash,
  • Kamrup Jiyori,
  • Muktaboli.
Novel
  • Shanti.
Dramas
[1]
  • Meghnad Badh,[6]
  • Bhagya Porikha,
  • Mughal Bijoy,
  • Ahom Sandhya etc.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amaresh Datta (1987). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: A-Devo. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 395–. ISBN 978-81-260-1803-1. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Assam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Vedanti.com. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Thomas Effinger, www.novumdesign.de. "Subject Library South Asia". Savifa.uni-hd.de. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Eminent Personalities of Assam | Sulekha Creative". Creative.sulekha.com. 18 September 1942. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  5. ^ Poemhunter.com. "The biography of Chandradhar Barua". Poemhunter.com. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  6. ^ Sisir Kumar Das (1991). A History of Indian Literature: 1800–1910, western impact: indian response / Sisir Kumar Das. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 281–. ISBN 978-81-7201-006-5. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 

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