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Lil Bahadur Chettri (Nepali: लील बहादुर छेत्री) is a Nepali writer from Assam, India.[1] He is a recipient of Sahitya Academy Award for his book Brahmaputrako Chheu Chhau. His other book Basain is a story of poor villagers who undergo suffering due to the exploitation of the feudal and so-called upper class of the society. It is included in the curriculum of Tribhuwan University, Nepal.[2] Here is one more article about his novel "Basain" described as it observed by a general reader.[3]

Lil Bahadur Chettri
Lil Bahadur Chettri.jpg
BornGuwahati, Assam
OccupationNovelist, Short Story Writer, Essayist, Literary Critic
LanguageNepali, English
Notable awardsSahitya Akademi Award


  • Basain (1957)
  • Brahmaputra Ko Chheu Chhao (Banks of Brahmaputra)
  • Atripta (Unfulfilled)
  • Assam Ma Nepali Bhasako Sharogharo (Difficulties of Nepali Language in Assam)
  • Dobato (Crossroads)
  • Tindasak Bis Abhibyakti (Twenty Expressions In Three Decades)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Gorkhapatra". Gorkhapatra. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  2. ^ Kunda Dixit. "Not lost in translation". Nepali Times. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  3. ^ Namrata Guragain. "बसाइं–एक अनुभुती". Nepali Post. Retrieved 5 April 2013.