Students Pay Tribute To Late Assamese Writer Khiroda Kumari Baruah

Assam, Dec 15: During a function held recently at the Sivasagar Junior College premises, Sivasagar Natya Samaj paid rich tributes to Khiroda Kumari Baruah, noted Assamese writer and wife of renowned actor Phunu Baruah, who died on December 5. Saurav Chaliha, a renowned social activist in Sivasagar, anchored the meeting held on this topic.

Dipali Chaliha, founder principal of SBS Commerce College and president of Sivasagar Natya Samaj, said Khiroda Kumari Baruah took up the legacy of that renowned family when she was married at fourteen years old to Parashuram Baruah alias Phunu Baruah.

Communication was her strength, and she made emotional connections with people easily. Her reputation in the field of culture and literature wasn’t limited to being a great mother. The late Shariha urged the people to follow the ideals of the late Baruah.

By establishing Jonaki Mohila Chora, Khiroda Kumari Baruah was credited with igniting the soul of the people, according to Lakhikanta Mahanta, Xatradhikar of Ujanial Xatra.

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In his remembrance of her contributions to the Assamese society, noted social activist Saurav Chaliha mentioned her name.

Chaliha cited her patriotism in her remarks, noting that the sacrifices she made to help the Indian army during the Indo-China war would always be remembered.

In a telephone message to the group, Subhalakshmi Baruah, youngest daughter of Kiroda Kumari Baruah and wife of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, thanked them for organizing the meeting in memory of her mother.

Among those who spoke at the meeting were noted physician Dr Pradip Bordoloi, social activist Bipul Shila Ojha, among others.