Nabakanta Barua

[Ekhud Kokaideu] (26 December 1926 – 14 July 2002 / Guwahati / India)

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Navakanta Barua (Assamese: নৱকান্ত বৰুৱা)also known as Ekhud Kokaideu, was a prominent Assamese novelist and poet.

Early Life and Education

Nabakanta Barua was born December 29, 1926 in Guwahati to Nilakanta Barua, a school inspector and later teacher, and Swarnalata Baruani. He had three brothers: Devakanta, Jivakanta, and Sivakanta. (Devakanta Barua also became a well-known Assamese poet, best known for poem collection Sagor dekhisa.) At first the family lived in upper Assam, then moved to Puranigudam and lastly lived in Nagaon town.

He started his education at a nearby school, then joined govt Mojolia school. In 1933 he was admitted to Nagaon govt boys in... more »

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  • Bipul Chandra Kalita(12/28/2018 8:35:00 PM)

    Hearty salute to the Assamese poet on the day of his birth. His contribution to Assamese poetic literature will be remembered with due respect forever.

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  • protul pegu(9/3/2018 8:44:00 AM)

    l know your poem

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  • Hemanta Baruah(6/13/2018 7:04:00 AM)

    Want to read his poems.

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