Binanda Chandra Barua

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Binanda Chandra Barua (বিনন্দ চন্দ্ৰ বৰুৱা) (1901 - 1994) was a noted Indian writer and poet of Assamese literature.[1] He is popularly known as Dhwani Kobi. He was President of the Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1966.[2] Some of the popoular books of the writer are Gargaon, Sankhadhwani, Jaidhwani and Pratidhwani etc. He was honored with the title of Sahityacharya by the Assam Sahitya Sabha in 1989.[3] He contributed to the development of Assamese drama during the pre-independence period.[4] His son is eminent Indian painter and artist Neel Pawan Barua[5] who is married to noted Assamese singer Dipali Barthakur.


  1. ^ Sarma, Anjali (1990). Among the luminaries in Assam : a study of Assamese biography (1st ed.). New Delhi, India: Mittal Publications. p. 116. ISBN 8170992079. 
  2. ^ "Assam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Archived from the original on 2013-09-26. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  3. ^ "Eminent Personalities of Assam". 1942-09-18. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  4. ^ Sarma, Satyendra Nath (1976). A history of Indian literature. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. p. 91. ISBN 3447017368. 
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