Chandra Prasad Saikia

Chandra Prasad Saikia (1927–2006) was a writer from Assam, India. He was the president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha held at Hajo and Jorhat district, Assam in 1999 and 2000, respectively.[1] Saikia was born on 9 July 1927 at Jalukgaon, Amguri in Sivasagar district, Assam. After having primary education in Sivasagar he had left for Kolkata for higher education.

Chandra Prasad Saikia
Born9 July 1927
Jalukgaon, Amguri, Sivasagar district , Assam
Died8 August 2006
OccupationWriter, Editor & Publisher
LanguageAssamese
NationalityIndian
Alma materPresidency College, Kolkata
Notable awardsAssam Valley Literary Award
Sahitya Akademi Award
Padma Bhushan
ChildrenThree

Literacy WorksEdit

Novels
  • Edin
  • Meghamallar
  • Uttarkal
  • Suryasnan
  • Mandakranta
  • Janmantar
  • Maharathi
  • Tore More Alokare Yatra
Short story collections
  • Mayamriga
  • Nachpati Phool
  • Chakrabat
  • Angikar
  • Chandra Prasad Saikiar Nirbachita Galpa
Miscellaneous
  • Dristikon
  • Nirbachita Sampadakiya
  • Americar Chithi

Saikia was also editor of various journals and newspapers, including Goriyoshi, The Assam Tribune, Prakash, Natun Dainik, and Asom Batori.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Vedanti.com. Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.