Ananda Chandra Barua
Born31 December 1907
Moran, Jorhat, Assam
Died27 January 1983
Occupation
  • Writer
  • poet
  • playwright
  • translator
  • journalist
  • actor
LanguageAssamese
NationalityIndian
Notable awardsSahitya Academy Award (1977)
Padmashree (1970)
SpousePromila Devi

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Ananda Chandra Barua (1907–1983) was a writer, poet, playwright, translator, journalist and actor from Assam.[1][2][3] He is popularly known as Bokulbonor Kobi (বকুলবনৰ কবি) in Assamese literacy society.[4] He was honoured with, most notably the Padma Shri title and Sahitya Akademi award.

Literacy works

Published books
[1]
Translation work;[1]
Unpublished but completed works
[1]

Awards and honours

Barua received the fourth-highest civilian award ‘Padma Shri' (1970) from the Government of India on 21 April 1970.[2]

For his poetry book Bokul Bonor Kabita (1976), he achieved the Sahitya Academy Award in 1977.[5]

Bakulbon Park (বকুলবন উদ্যান) is named after Ananda Chandra Barua in Jorhat as a tribute to him.[6]

The Bakul Bon Award is conferred every year in the fields of dancing, music, art and literature in the memory of 'Bakul Bonor Kabi' Ananda Chandra Barua by the Bakul Bon Trust, Assam which carries a sum of Rs 10,000 in cash and a citation.[7][8]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d Bipuljyoti Saikia. "Bipuljyoti Saikia's Home Page : Authors & Poets – Ananda Chandra Barua". Bipuljyoti.in. Archived from the original on 5 August 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Ananda Chandra Barua". Vedanti.com. Archived from the original on 3 August 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  3. ^ Sisir Kumar Das (1991). A History of Indian Literature: 1800–1910, western impact: indian response / Sisir Kumar Das. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 751–. ISBN 978-81-7201-006-5. Retrieved 21 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Musical tribute to poets". The Telegraph, Calcutta. Retrieved 19 May 2013. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. ^ "Akademi Awards Information for Assamese". Sahitya Akademi. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  6. ^ The Times of India (6 November 2011). "Majuli remembers 'Hudhakantha' at ceremony". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  7. ^ TI Trade (15 January 2012). "Bakul Bon Award to Maniram Sonowal". Assamtribune.com. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2013. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  8. ^ TI Trade (15 January 2011). "Bakul Bon Award for 2011 to Bolai Ram Senapati". Assamtribune.com. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2013. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)