Nabakanta Barua Poems
- Eta Premar Padya
- Palestine We housed them in prisons For they wanted a home, ...
- Samratar Para
- The Belt Of The Spinning Wheel The corded belt of my mother’s...
- Tete-A-Tete Ah, it is pleasant We are sitting ,simply ...
- Silt The fire of the palaash has gone out now. In the saal ...
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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