Nirode Chaudhury

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Born(1936-04-24)April 24, 1936
Doom Dooma, Tinsukia, Assam
Died(2001-02-10)February 10, 2001
Guwahati, Assam
Alma materHigh School, Doomdoom and Cotton Collegiate School, Guwahati

Graduation – Cotton College, Guwahati

M.A. in Assamese – Guwahati Univeristy
Notable work
  • Stabdha Brindavan
  • Deh Deul
  • Devi
  • Banahansha
  • Kalhira
  • Pani
  • Nam Rakhilo Basobi
  • Nakal Bagh
  • Kuwalir Akhar
  • Kachghar
  • Mon Prajapati
  • Chameli Memsaab
WebsiteOfficial Website

Nirode Chaudhury was an Indian novelist, short story writer, literary critic, essayist and journalist who wrote in the Assamese language|Assamese language. He has published 28 novels, 13 collection of short stories and eight books of non-fiction.[1]

Nirode Chaudhury also had an illustrious journalistic career. He wrote in various newspapers, his reporting of the macabre crime committed by the former Session Judge Upen Rajkhowa and his humanist and analytical reporting of the Bangladesh War of Liberation, is still talked about in Assam's cultural and literary circles.


Early Life

Nirode Chaudhury was born in Doom Dooma, a town committee city in Tinsukia district of upper Assam. His most popular novels include Stabdha Brindavan, Deh Deul, Devi, Banahansa, Kalhira, Pani, Nam Rakhilo Basobi, Nakal Bagh, Kuwalir Akhar, Kachghar, Mon Prajapati. He is also known for his short story Chameli Memsaab, that was made into an Assamese Film. Dr. Bhupen Hazarika bagged the national award for best music for this film in the year 1975. The film was later made into Bengali language|Bengali and Hindi languages also.[2][3]


  1. "SPOTLIGHTS DIM ON AUTHOR". Retrieved 2020-08-16.
  2. admin_mulosige (2020-06-15). "Writing Assamese Identity in "Chameli Memsaab"". Mulosige. Retrieved 2020-08-17.
  3. "Bard Of Brahmaputra | Outlook India Magazine". Retrieved 2020-08-16.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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