Ambikagiri Raichowdhury

(18 December 1885 – 2 January 1967 / Barpeta, Assam / India)

Ambikagiri Raichowdhury
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Ambikagiri Raichoudhury (Assamese: অম্বিকাগিৰি ৰায়চৌধুৰী) was an Assamese poet and nationalist. Ambikagiri Raichoudhury was born on the 18th of December, 1885 in Raipara area of Barpeta, Lower Assam. His father's name was Krishnaram Raichoudhury and his mother's name was Devaki Devi.

Ambikagiri Raichoudhury was a poet, playwright and patriot all rolled in one. He took part in the Independence Movement for India and was imprisoned by the British for the same. He was the founder of "Oxom Xongrikhini Xobhaa" (Assam Preservation Council) and "Oxom Jaatiyo Mohaaxobhaa" (Assam National Congress).

Ambikagiri Raichoudhury's works include "Tumi", ... more »

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