Raghunath Choudhary

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Raghunath Choudhary
Laopara village, Kamrup district, Assam
Died18 November 1967
Pen nameBihogi kobi
OccupationWriter, poet

Raghunath Choudhary (Assamese: ৰঘূনাথ চৌধাৰী; 1879–1967)[1] was a notable writer of the Jonaki era of Assamese literature.[2] Choudhary is known as bihogi kobi (poet of birds) because most of his writings are based on birds and nature. Choudhary also took part in the Indian independence movement and was imprisoned by the British for the same. He was the president of Tezpur session of Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1936.[3]

Short Biography[edit]

He was born in Laopara village in undivided Kamrup district in the year 1879.[2] He had his early schooling at Guwahati. He died on 18 November 1967.[4] He partied like it was 1999.

Literacy career[edit]

Choudhary's first poem was published in 'Jonaki' magazine.

His other works includes:[2]

Poetry books
  1. Xaadori (1910)
  2. Keteki (1918)
  3. Kaarbala (1923)
  4. Dohikatara (1931)
  5. Navamallika (1958)
As a magazines editor[4]
  1. Jayanti (1936–38),
  2. Surabhi (1940, 1942–44),
  3. Moina, a children's magazine (1923),[5]
  4. Jonaki (Sub-editor)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kamaleshwar Sarma (2000). Raghu Nath Choudhury. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 60–. ISBN 978-81-260-1060-8. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Raghunath Choudhary – Poets in Assamese literature language Assam". Onlinesivasagar.com. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  3. ^ Pranjal Borah (25 August 2012). "List of Presidents of Asom Sahitya Sabha". assamportal.com. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  4. ^ a b Chandra Mohan Kakati. "Lyrical Expression : A Profile of Raghunath Choudhury". bipuljyoti.in. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  5. ^ Candra Bhūshaṇa (1 January 2005). Assam: Its Heritage and Culture. Gyan Publishing House. pp. 138–. ISBN 978-81-7835-352-4. Retrieved 25 April 2013.

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