Nagendra Narayan Choudhury

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Nagendra Narayan Choudhury
Lakhipur, Goalpara, Assam
Died13 November 1947
Lakhipur, Goalpara, Assam
Occupationshort story writer, essayists, Zamindar

Nagendra Narayan Choudhury (Assamese: নগেন্দ্ৰ নাৰায়ণ চৌধুৰী; 1881-1947) was a short story writer and essayists from Assam. He was noted for his contribution to the field of Short stories and essays in the Assamese literature during the years of Awahon.[1][2] He was elected as a president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1931 held at Sivasagar district.[3]

Brief life[edit]

Choudhury was born in 1881 at Lakhipur near Goalpara of Assam to Khagendra Narayan Choudhury and Saradapriya Choudhury. After primary education at his birthplace he did his higher education at Dhuburi and Goalpara. After passing the entrance examination from he went to Calcutta and admitted in Jubilee Art Akademi. He died in his own residence at Lakhipur on 13 November 1947.

Literary works[edit]

Choudhury was a regular writer in the "Awahan" journal of that time.[4]

Some of his literary works include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mohan Lal (1992). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: sasay to zorgot. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 4035–. ISBN 978-81-260-1221-3. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  2. ^ Nirupamā Baragohāñi (1 January 1999). One Life Many Rivers. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 172–. ISBN 978-81-260-0688-5. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Assam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Retrieved 2013-06-15.
  4. ^ Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology: Plays and prose. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 61–. ISBN 978-81-7201-324-0. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  5. ^ Sisir Kumar Das (1991). A History of Indian Literature: 1800-1910, western impact: indian response / Sisir Kumar Das. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 604–. ISBN 978-81-7201-006-5. Retrieved 15 June 2013.