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Arun Sarma�s demise mourned

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BISWANATH CHARIALI, March 27 - The demise of litterateur and playwright Arun Sarma was widely mourned at Halemguri under Gohpur sub-division in Biswanath district today.

Several organisations, including Asam Sahitya Sabha, AASU, AJYCP, AGP, BJP, Congress, Lekhika Samaroh Samiti etc condoled his death.

Born to Narmada Devi and Tilak Sarma, who was a freedom fighter and then Editor of The Times of Assam published from Dibrugarh, Arun Sarma started his schooling at Halemguri LP School under the guidance of Head Pundit Bagiram Saikia and later completed his secondary education at Chatiya and Tezpur. After graduating from Cotton College in Guwahati, Sarma came back to Halemguri and joined Madhya Chaiduar High School (now a higher secondary school) at Barangabari as a teacher. He served there as Assistant Headmaster from 1954 to 1960 before joining All India Radio, Guwahati Station.

His Sahitya Academy award-winning novel Ashirbador Rong was based on the stories of the people of Amtalabori, Gamiri at Halemguri etc where late Sarma had spent his childhood.

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Arun Sarma�s demise mourned

BISWANATH CHARIALI, March 27 - The demise of litterateur and playwright Arun Sarma was widely mourned at Halemguri under Gohpur sub-division in Biswanath district today.

Several organisations, including Asam Sahitya Sabha, AASU, AJYCP, AGP, BJP, Congress, Lekhika Samaroh Samiti etc condoled his death.

Born to Narmada Devi and Tilak Sarma, who was a freedom fighter and then Editor of The Times of Assam published from Dibrugarh, Arun Sarma started his schooling at Halemguri LP School under the guidance of Head Pundit Bagiram Saikia and later completed his secondary education at Chatiya and Tezpur. After graduating from Cotton College in Guwahati, Sarma came back to Halemguri and joined Madhya Chaiduar High School (now a higher secondary school) at Barangabari as a teacher. He served there as Assistant Headmaster from 1954 to 1960 before joining All India Radio, Guwahati Station.

His Sahitya Academy award-winning novel Ashirbador Rong was based on the stories of the people of Amtalabori, Gamiri at Halemguri etc where late Sarma had spent his childhood.