Syed Abdul Malik
Born15 January 1919
Naharani, Golaghat, Assam
Died20 December 2000
OccupationNovelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Playwright, Philosopher
Notable awardsSahitya Akademi Award,

Syed Abdul Malik (1919–2000) was a notable writer of Assamese literature, from the village of Nahoroni in Golaghat. He was the president of Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1977 held at Abhayapuri.

Malik received many prizes, including Padmashri, Padma Bhusan,[2] Sahitya Akademi Award,[3] Sankar Dev Award, Xahityacharyya, etc.[4] Malik won Sahitya Akademi Award in 1972 for his novel Aghari Atmar Kahini (Tale of a Nomadic Soul).

He died on 20 December 2000.[5]

Literary work


  1. ^ Search Awardees – Padma Awards – My India, My Pride – Know India: National Portal of India
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  3. ^ "SAHITYA ACADEMY AWARDEES – ASSAMESE". Retrieved 16 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Syed Abdul Malik | Assamese Literature".
  5. ^ Khaund, Malaya (January–February 2001). "Syed Abdul Malik: A Tribute". Indian Literature. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi. 45 (1): 171–175. JSTOR 23343259. closed access