Dr Banikanta Kakati-Brief Life Sketch

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Dr Banikanta Kakati-Brief Life Sketch

 

Dr Banikanta Kakati-Brief Life Sketch

Dr Banikanta Kakati

Dr Banikanta Kakati-Brief Life Sketch

Dr Banikant Kakati (1894-1952) was a linguist, researcher, educator and literary critic. He was born in 1894 in the village of Batikuriha, Barpeta. From an early age, Kakati was able to make a name for himself in the field of education. He graduated with honours in English from the University of Calcutta and first joined Cotton College as a Professor and later became the Principal of the college. He was later appointed as the Head Professor of the Assamese Department of Guwahati University. He made significant contributions to the academic environment of Cotton College and Guwahati University.

Banikant Kakati studied both Eastern and Western literature and disciplined Assamese prose. Banikanta Kakti’s literary work is vast and protean. Among his literary works mention may be made of ‘Asomiya Purani Sahitya’, ‘Sahitya Aru Prem’, ‘Kalita Jatir Eitibritya’, ‘Purani Kamrupar Dharmar Dhara’, Pakhila’ and Natun Asomiya Sahitya’.

In addition to writing these books in Assamese, he wrote a number of books in English also. Some of his English books include ‘The Mother Goddess Kamakhaya, Visnuit Myths and Legends, and Assamese: Its Formation and Development’. He earned a doctorate with his thesis book ‘Assamese: Its Formation and Development’. By writing this thesis he gave a systematic form to the Assamese language. Banikanta Kakati introduced new scientific trends in the field of critical literature.

Banikant Kakati passed away in 1952. 0 0 0

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