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Rongbong Terang
ৰংবং টেৰাং
BornRongbong Terang
(1937-01-13) 13 January 1937 (age 87)
Lumbungdingpi (near Bokoliaghat/Volongkom-aji), Karbi Anglong, India
OccupationAcademician, Novelist, Poet
LanguageKarbi, Assamese
Notable worksRongmilir Hanhi (1981)
Notable awardsPadma Shri (1989)
Assam Valley Literary Award (2008)
SpouseKanam Hansepi

Rongbong Terang is a literary figure from Assam, India. He is a Padmashree Awardee[1] for his literary work Rongmilir Hanhi (1981).

Rongbong Terang worked as an Assamese teacher in Diphu Govt. Boy High School. Then as an Assamese lecturer in Diphu Govt. College and acted as Principal-in-charge on 1 April 2000 and retired on 30 November 2002.[2] He was also the president of Asam Sahitya Sabha for two terms.

Terang was given Lifetime Achievement award at Pratidin Achiever Award 2021,[3] Lummer Dai Award in 2019,[4] he is conferred with Honorary DLitt from Cotton University in May 2022.[5]


He studied in Lanka High School. He was in the first batch to pass out of the school. After that he completed his graduation from Nowgong College in Assamese as his honours. In 1966, he completed his post graduation from Gauhati University.

Selected works



  1. ^ Konwar, Luna (16 May 2022). "Biography of Rongbong Terang - Padmashree Awardee » Dev Library". Dev Library. Retrieved 5 September 2022.
  2. ^ (Karbi language)
  3. ^ "Assam : Noted Litterateur Rongbong Terang Conferred With 'Lifetime Achievement Award'". Northeast Today. 24 December 2021. Retrieved 5 September 2022.
  4. ^ Desk, Sentinel Digital (30 May 2019). "ASS President Rongbong Terang To Get Lummer Dai Award 2019 - Sentinelassam". The Sentinel Assam. Retrieved 5 September 2022.
  5. ^ "Rongbong Terang conferred DLitt degree" (PDF).