Eminent Assamese Poet Hiren Bhattacharyya passes away

imageThe most celebrated Assamese Poet Hiren Bhattacharyya, who was famous as Hiru-da, passed away. 

Hiren Bhattacharya was also called as Prem aru Rodalir Kobi (Poet of Love and Sunshine) in the Assamese literature.
He was born in Jorhat district in Assam in 1932

He wrote poems on various shades of emotions such as love, patriotism, rebellion, loneliness and humanity

He also wrote several poems for the children. Lora Dhemali (1991) and Akon Dhemali (1991) were two of his most famous collections of children writing.

Some of his renowned poetry works:

· Xugondhi Pokhilaa

· Roudro Kamona

· Bibhinno Dinor Kobita

· Kobitar Rod

· Mor Desh aru Mor

· Premor Kobita

Awards Received:

· Bishnu Rava Bota

· Rajaji Puroskar awarded by Bharatiya Bidya Bhawan,

· Soviet Desh Neheru Bota

· Sahitya Akademi Award

· Asom Upotyoka Sahitya Bota (Assam Valley Literary Award)

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