Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi

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Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi
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Born Makoni
(1933-06-20)20 June 1933
Sibsagar, Assam
Died 1 June 2004(2004-06-01) (aged 70)
Guwahati
Resting place Guwahati
Occupation Poet, lyricist
Language Assamese
Nationality Indian
Citizenship Indian
Education MA PhD
Alma mater Gauhati University
Subject Assamese
Notable works `Kabita: Mon Faringar Rong', `Samipesu', `Antarang', `Asamar Luko Sangonskriti', `Siba', `Asamar Luko Kabita'
Notable awards Sahitya Akademi Award
Spouse Hira Bordoloi (Divorced)
Children 1

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Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi (Assamese: নিৰ্মলপ্ৰভা বৰদলৈ; 1933–2004) was an eminent Assamese poet, lyricist and folklorist from Sibsagar district of Assam. She was the president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1991 held at Dudhnoi in Goalpara district of Assam.[1] Bordoloi wrote over 54 Assamese and English books and thousands of songs. Prominent among the books are `Kabita: Mon Faringar Rong', `Samipesu', `Antarang', `Asamar Luko Sangonskriti', `Siba', `Asamar Luko Kabita'. She was honored with many notable awards like Sahitya Akademi Award in 1983 for her poetry book Sudirgha Din Aru Ritu, President award in 1957 for children's literature and the Asam Sahitya Sabha award twice in 1977 and 1989 for her scholarly non-fiction books `Dinar Pisat Din' and `Debi', respectively. She was conferred the `Saraswati Sanman' title in 1987.[2]

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  1. ^ "Asam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Vedanti.com. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  2. ^ "Litterateur Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi dead". outlookindia.com. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 

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