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Lakshminath Bezbarua

Assamese writer

1868   -   1938

country of citizenship: British Raj
language of expression: Assamese
educated at: University of Calcutta, City College, Kolkata, Scottish Church College
occupation: writer, playwright, poet, autobiographer
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Lakshminath Bezbaroa /lokh-mi-nah-th bez-boh-ruu-ah/ (Assamese: লক্ষ্মীনাথ বেজবৰুৱা, Hindi: लक्ष्मीनाथ बेजबरुवा; 1864–1938) was a great Assamese personality and celebrated pioneer of modern Assamese literature. He was one of the literary stalwarts of the Jonaki Era, the age of romanticism in Assamese literature when through his essays, plays, fiction, poetry and satires, he gave a new impetus to the then stagnating Assamese literary caravan.As a sensitive artist, he responded to the prevailing social environment through his beautifully timed satirical works to bring and sustain positive changes to the former. His creative literature reflected the deeper urges of the people of Assam.
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