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Sahitya Academy award to 2 Assamese litterateurs

Noted litterateur and veteran novelist Dr Rita Chaudhury has been named for the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award for his outstanding contribution to the field of literature. Dr Chaudhury, who has already authored Abirat Jatra, Mahajibanor Adharsila, Papiya Tarar Sadhu has recently made one more notable contribution by her Deolangkhui, a novel on the social life of the Tiwa people. Bodo writer Bidya Sagar Narzary was also selected for the same award for his work Birgwsrini Thungru.

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Dr Rupam Boro's picture

I hereby Congratulate both of the writers Dr Rita Chaudhury n Bidya Sagar Narzary for their achievements.
Minto's picture

I am too happy to hear the news that Dr. Rita Choudhury & Mr. Bidya Sagar Narzary has recieved the Sahity Academy Award. I congratulate both.

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