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Ajit Barua

Ajit Barua , born in the year 1926, is an exuberant Assamese poet who introduced an intellectual dignity to modern Assamese poetry. An adept in applying Eliotean technique in poetry, his remarkable works include 'Padya Aru Gan' (Verses and Songs), 'Brahmaputra Ityadi Padya' (Brahmaputra and Other Poems), and 'Sahityar Bishaye ' (Essays on Literature). In addition, Ajit translated Albert Camus’ play ‘Les Justes’ and ‘The Plague’ (a novel) from French into Assamese. Sahitya Academy Award and Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad Award are among his achievements.

Updated on 8th April, 2015


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