Chandra Prasad Saikia

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Chandra Prasad Saikia
Born 9 July 1927
Jalukgaon, Amguri, Sivasagar district , Assam
Died 8 August 2006
Occupation Writer, Editor & Publisher
Language Assamese
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Presidency College, Kolkata
Notable awards Assam Valley Literary Award
Sahitya Akademi Award
Padma Bhushan
Children Three

Chandra Prasad Saikia (1927–2006) was a writer from Assam, India. He was the president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha held at Hajo and Jorhat district, Assam in 1999 and 2000, respectively.[1] Saikia was born on 9 July 1927 at Jalukgaon, Amguri in Sivasagar district, Assam. After having primary education in Sivasagar he had left for Kolkata for higher education.

Literacy Works[edit]

Novels
  • Edin
  • Meghamallar
  • Uttarkal
  • Suryasnan
  • Mandakranta
  • Janmantar
  • Maharathi
  • Tore More Alokare Yatra
Short story collections
  • Mayamriga
  • Nachpati Phool
  • Chakrabat
  • Angikar
  • Chandra Prasad Saikiar Nirbachita Galpa
Miscellaneous
  • Dristikon
  • Nirbachita Sampadakiya
  • Americar Chithi

Saikia was also editor of various journals and newspapers, including Goriyoshi, The Assam Tribune, Prakash, Natun Dainik, and Asom Batori.

Awards & Honours[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Vedanti.com. Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.