An eminent Indian poet, writer, critic and academician, Sahityacharya Nalinidhar Bhattacharya left his earthly home forever on 2nd September, 2016. He was one of the important poets of the Jayanti era in Assamese literature. He has been honoured with prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in 2002 for his compendium ‘Mahat Oitijya’. He was also the recipient of Assam Valley Literature Award in 2006. The title ‘Sahityacharya’ was conferred to him in 2010 by Asom Sahitya Sabha. He chaired the Poets’ Conclave in the bi-ennial session of Asom Sahitya Sabha held at Diphu. He was also conferred many other prestigious awards including Soviet Land Nehru Award (1983), Mrinalini Devi Award, Indian Language Parishad Award, Chaganlal Jain Award, ‘Papari Kabi’ Ganesh Gogoi Award. He was also known for his valiant stand over many social issues and anti-people decision of the government was found leading the procession on several such occasions.

His five anthologies of poems are - Ei Kuwolite (1979), Serasalir Malita (1983), Aahot Sapon (1983), Noni Asone Ghorot and Bidai Phulor Din (2002). A very prolific writer, he has a large number of literary essays compiled into five voluminous collections and an enviable quantum of translated works.

Born on 4th December, 1921 at Meleng Kath Gaon, Kakojan, Jorhat, Assam he served as a teacher at Kakojan High School for a brief period and he had also a short stint at St. Anthony’s College, Shillong from 1960 to 1963 before finally served in Arya Vidyapeeth College, Guwahati till retirement in 1983.

The death of Nalinidhar Bhattacharya is a great loss to the literature in Assam. In such sad bereavement we extend our heartfelt condolences.  May the Almighty grant eternal peace to the departed soul and give his family the strength and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.

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This issue is a worth readable compilation of 5 research articles on the head of Social and Behavioural Science; 4 essays on emerging issues; one short story originally written by Padmashree Mahim Bora and translated by Shri Bibekananda Choudhury; one book review and 5 beautiful poems including poems composed by Dr Anil Kumar Boro, Gopal Lahiri, Madam Mamoni Gogoi Baruah.

We appreciate the research scholars for giving us opportunity to publish their research articles. Hope their research findings help in nation progress.

We acknowledge with sincere thanks to all those who extended support and cooperation in shaping this issue and of course, we are obliged for the guidance of the honorary advisory board, help from the technical review board and association from all members of editorial team.

Happy reading! 
Vol-3, Issue-5; September-October 2016

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