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Asom Sahitya Sabha: The topmost Literary Organization of Assam


Posted Date: 02-Aug-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Assam Information    
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Assam Sahitya Sabha is the most revered literary organization of Assam. Assam Sahitya Sabha reflects the unity of Assam and it has accomplished the great task of promoting Assamese Literature in the World. Read on to know more about Assam and Asom Sahitya Sabha.



Assam Sahitya Sabha


Assam Sahitya Sabha was established in 1917. It was founded to promote Assamese language,Assamese literature and Assamese Culture. Since then it has been celebrating this great festivel of Assamese literature which occurs once every two year. Assam Sahitya Sabha has been honouring all the great Assamese litterateurs as its Presidents.

Assam Sahitya Sabha was the result of effort made by great Assamse people who loved the language and wanted to make Assamese language to flourish. It was founded much before our independence. This helped in giving the Assamese language its desired status by promoting new writers, recognising the talents of Assamese literature etc. In the formative years of Assamese literature Assam Sahitya Sabha stood like guiding force to the people of Assam.


Information about Assam Sahitya Sabha

Assam Sahitya sabha was founded in : in the month of Decemeber, 1917.

First conference of Assam Sahitya Sabha: Sivasagar, Assam.

First president of Assam Sahitya Sabha: Late Padmanath Gohain Barua.

First secretary of Assam Sahitya Sabha: Late Sarat Ch. Goswami.

Sessions till now: There are 98 sessions of Sahitya Sabha held till now. Latest being observed under of noted Assamese litterateur Rangbang Terang in 2008 as the president.


Present Seretary of Assam Sahity Sabha: Dr.Paramanand Rajbanshi.

Present vice president of Sabha: Kanak ch Sarma.
Conference of Assam Sahitya Sabha helds: Biennially


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Responses to "Asom Sahitya Sabha: The topmost Literary Organization of Assam"
Author: Samarjit    02 Aug 2010Member Level: Silver   Points : 1
Hi Runa,

Thanks for sharing such a valuable information. Really appreciate the kind of resources posted by yo... Thanks once again,



Author: Runa Borah    04 Aug 2010Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
Hey Samarjit,

Thanks for your appreciation.



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