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Assamese Literature

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Assamese Language : History and Other stuff

Assamese, an Indo-Aryan language, is spoken by more than 1.3 crore(13 millions) people of north-east India. The history of Assamese language and literature is more than thousand year old. This section will provide you insight of Assamese literature , language, scripts, etc. Also find a web-based tool to write ans learn Assamese language.

Ancient Days Medieval Days Modern Days

Lakshminath Bezbaruah

Online Assamese Writepad Assamese Script  

Authors and Leaders of Modern Assamese Language

Get to know more about few authors, poets of Assamese Literature world. There are a few British Missionaries also who did try hard in the movement of modern Assamese language. There are many names in Assamese literature who have recieved national and international recongnitions too.

Nathan Brown Lakshminath Bezbaruah Bhabendra Nath Saikia

Navakanta Baruah

Dr. Banikanta Kakoti Anuradha Sharma Pujari Krishna Kanta Handique
Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya Oliver T. Cutter Raghunath Choudhary
Hemchandra Barua Anandaram Dhekiyal Phukan Miles Bronson
Gunabhiram Barua Mathura Mohan Baruah Saurav Kumar Chaliha
Mamoni Raisom Goswami


Famous Books in Assamese literature.

Autobiographies Novels Short Stories

Indira Goswami


Translated literary works

Assamese literature is rich and interesting. It needs translation get focus from the outside world. Here is some effort to collect such translations.

Translation of 'Xagor Dekhisa' by Devakanta Baruah

Hemchandra Baruah - Father of Modern Assamese Literature