Ananda Chandra Agarwala

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Ananda Chandra Agarwala
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Born5 September 1874
Borngabari, Tezpur, Sonitpur, Assam
Occupationwriter, poet, historian, translator, administrative officer

Ananda Chandra Agarwala (1874-1940) was a writer, poet, historian, translator and administrative officer from Sonitpur district of Assam. He is known as Bhangoni Kunwor (ভাঙনি কোঁৱৰ) for his translation of several English poems into Assamese. He was elected as a president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1934 held at Mangaldoi.[1][2] He was honoured with the title of Raibahadur by the ruling British Government.[3] Ananda Chandra Agarwala was the brother of noted Assamese poet Chandra Kumar Agarwala and uncle of Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, a poet, playwright, composer, lyricist, writer and first Assamese Filmmaker.

Literary works[edit]

Poetry book:

  • Jilikoni,

Historical books

  • An Account of Assam
  • Goalparar Purani Bibaran
  • Aspects of history and culture[4]

Text books:

  • Kumal Path
  • Adi Path.


  • Police Manual (1906)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Asam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Archived from the original on 2013-09-26. Retrieved 2013-05-11.
  2. ^ "culture". Retrieved 2013-05-19.
  3. ^ "Eminent Personalities of Assam | Sulekha Creative". 1942-09-18. Retrieved 2013-05-19.
  4. ^ Aspects of history and culture: Ananda Chandra Agarwala commemoration volume - Ānandacandra Āgarawālā, Rabin Dev Choudhury - Google Books. Retrieved 2013-05-19.

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