The Soul

A poet, lyricist, dramatist, he was a multi-faceted personality who contributed a lot to the field of literature not only in his mother tongue Assamese but also in Bengali and English. He also won the famous “Soviet Nehru Award” for his work “Kuri Xatikar Soviet Kobita” in 1971 and he was the first Assamese personality to get this award.

Born in famous Malla Buzarbaruah family of Chandkuchi in the Kamrup district of Assam, completing his studies till graduation, he started his work life teaching in Tura high school as a teacher. After his promotion as a deputy inspector he completed his BT and MA in Assamese. Even during his busy schedule he completed his degree in library science.

He translated works of 52 soviet poets and compiled all of them in his writing “KuriXatikar Soviet Kobita”. His first poetry volume was “Sandhya Arati.” His subsequent two volumes were “Aranyak”,“Kal Chaitanya Manash”.