Anuradha Sharma Pujari and her contribution to contemporary Assamese Fiction: A study

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Dr. Sunita Sarmah


Anuradha Sharma Pujari is an influential Assamese journalist and author.  She is the editor of Assamese monthly magazine Satsari and the highest circulated Assamese weekly Saadin. She has written many fiction and essays in Assamese Literature.  'Hriday  Ek Brigyapan'- is her first novel.  This novel became very popular among the youth of Assam. She has written 11 novels, 04 nos of short-story collections and 06 nos of autobiographical non-fiction. She is honored 'Kumar Kishore Memorial Award' by Assam Sahitya Sabha in 2003. In the year of 2021 she won the prestigious Sahitya Academy Award for her novel 'Eyat Ekhan Aranya Asil'. Her every fiction focuses new concept to our society.  She focuses various social issues which arouse the interest of the readers.

Keywords: Contribution,  Feminism, Assamese  literature, Society

Aims and objectives: The main objectives of this paper is to search out the contribution of Anuradha Sharma Pujari to contemporary Assamese Fiction.

Methodology: The study is mainly based on primary data. It includes chosen work of the author. The secondary data includes research article, journal and internet sources which are related to this subject.

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