Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya a Well-Known Assamese Poet is No More [ Current Affairs ]
Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya a well-known Assamese poet, author and literary critic has taken his last breath in Guwahati, Assam after suffering from age-old ailments at the age of 95 years.
About Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya
- He was born in 1921 at Meleng Kathgaon, Assam.
- He was the literary poet, but later he becomes leading author and literary critic.
- He has completed intermediate in 1942 from JB College, Jorhat. And earn Master’s degree in Assamese.
- He has started his career as teacher in Kakojan High School, later he becomes lactureer of St. Anuthony’s Collage.
- He was a former principal of Arya Vidyapeeth College, Guwahati.
- Well-known Assamese litterateur Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya is his younger brother.
His famous poems collections are:
- Cherashalir Malita in 1983
- Ei Kunwolite
- Ahata Sapon
- Bidai Phular Din
- Noni Asane Gharat in 2002
Awards and Honours:
- He was honored with Jnanpith Award in 1979
- Soviet Land Nehru Award in 1983.
- Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad Award in 1991
- Sahitya Akademi Award in 2002
- Assam Valley Literary Award in 2006
- Sahityacharya title in 2010 by Assam Sahitya Sabha
- Published on: September 6, 2016