Assamese

Assamese language and Unicode controversy

Assamese language and Unicode controversy

Assam is known to many as a valley of lush green forest, blue mountains and the melting pot of many ethnic groups and tribes assimilating to the Assamese culture. Although the word Assamese is often used to mean different groups, the history of Assam dates back to periods before 200 BC. This is evident from […]

Inhuman Cyber Crime by Jagaran, India TV, IndiLeak, NewsX, CanIndia to defame late Assamese Journalist

Inhuman Cyber Crime by Jagaran, India TV, IndiLeak, NewsX, CanIndia to defame late Assamese Journalist

It has more than 17 years. 17 long tearful years to a mother, a brother, wife, two children and other family members who have been denied of justice because their beloved son, brother, husband or father was the truest lover of his motherland. Every one of us who have lived through his times and those […]

Rapes in India vs Assam

Rapes in India vs Assam

By- Dilip Dutta It is official that in India a rape takes place currently every 22 minutes and my calculator gives 65.45454545 in a 24 hour period and in one year 786.45454544 of the fair gender damaged for life. These are the cases that reported to the police. I am pretty certain there are many […]

Asom Sahitya Sabha – A contemporary Analysis

Asom Sahitya Sabha – A contemporary Analysis

In 1888, a group of Assamese students studying in Calcutta, then the capital of Colonial India founded the Asomiya Bhasa Unnati Sadhini Sabha to develop the Assamese language and literature. Since there were no colleges in Assam at that time, a few Assamese students who could financially afford went to Calcutta for higher studies. Lakhminath Bezbarua, […]

Manas Robin – Beyond the Musical Frontiers

Manas Robin – Beyond the Musical Frontiers

Interviewed by- Rajib Lochan He is a known name to every Assamese household. From the aroma of the roots to which he belongs to the cologne of the urban concrete settlements, singer-composer-lyricist Manas Robin has seen it all. Jonbai, Priya O Priya, Lefafa is just a few names that one associates to his success list. […]

Identity Crisis – ‘People of Assam’ instead of Assamese

By- Dr Abhizeet Asom Upon divisive fratricidal dirty machinations by the colonial India against the land and the people of Assam no sign of halting, I felt the need to make this important statement. Many people of our beloved land instead of being an Assamese first, choosing to identify themselves with his or her indigenous […]

Wife, Lover and Concubine – Bhupen Hazarika & His relationship status

Wife, Lover and Concubine – Bhupen Hazarika & His relationship status

By- Dilip Dutta It is extremely unfortunate that Assam’s iconic figure Bhupen Hazarika’s almost hidden a side of life is now becoming public. Perhaps if it was allowed to just be there instead of talking about law suit for defamation; it would have remained as a creative person’s weakness which my generation of Assamese have been […]

Acceptance address of the permanent Chairman of the ULFA

Acceptance address of the permanent Chairman of the ULFA

By- Dr. Abhizeet Asom I, Dr. Abhizeet Asom, with deep appreciation on my election as the permanent Chairman of the United Liberation Front of Asom, one of the most powerful freedom struggles of the Western South East Asia (WSEA), offering my thanks to every one for bestowing upon me such a honour to serve my […]

Half A CENTURY onto the Assam State Language Bill – The Poison Chalice

By- Dilip Dutta Agreeing to the central administration directive issued in 1959 on state languages, the then inept Chief Minister of Assam Bimala Prasad Chaliha, hastily introduced the Delhi directives to make Assamese the only State Language of Assam. On 16 April the Bengali speakers of Cachar District of Assam rejected Chaliha’s plan and decided […]