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Chandra Prasad Saikia
Born8 July 1927
Jalukgaon, Jhanji, Sivasagar district , Assam
Died8 August 2006 (aged 79)
OccupationWriter, Editor & Publisher
Alma materPresidency College, Kolkata
Notable awardsAssam Valley Literary Award
Sahitya Akademi Award
Padma Bhushan

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 8 July 1927 in Jalukgaon, Jhanji in Sivasagar district, Assam. After having primary education in Sivasagar he had left for Kolkata for higher education.

Literacy works

Short story collections

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

Awards and honours

See also


  1. ^ "Asam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". 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 October 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.