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Nilutpal Baruah

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Nilutpal Baruah

Nilutpal Baruah was born in 1982 and published his first book, Bandhya Prahoror Kobita, in 1999. He served as an executive editor for the newspaper Axomiya Natyosinta, produced seven documentary films about the theater and folk culture in Assam, and has been involved with Assamese music as a lyricist for a decade. Baruah was awarded the Mamoni Roisom Goswami Memorial Award for his novel Indraprasthat Priyodarshini and the Kala Guru Bishnu Prasad Rabha Award and Sahitya Akademi Bota for his Sukracharjya Rabha, Jatra Aru Matra, which was translated into English as Sal Soul Sukracharjya. He is working on a collection of short stories and a novel.

Articles by Nilutpal Baruah

A pair of black leather lace-up boots in front of a white wall
Photo by Rico Van de Voorde on Unsplash
By Nilutpal Baruah
A man with a lifelong obsession with footwear buys a pair of boots in this short story by Assamese writer Nilutpal Baruah.
Translated from Assamese by Rashmi Baruah