Unveiling of Statue of Hemchandra Barua

Hemchandra Barua (1836 - 1897)

On 1st May, 2018 on his death anniversary, a full Bronze Status of 
Hemchandra Barua, the eminent Assamese Lexicographer, Social Reformer, creator of the first Assamese Dictionary - Hemkosh, is being unveiled in Gauhati University Campus. On this occasion, the biennial হেমচন্দ্ৰ বৰুৱা ভাষা-সাহিত্য সাধনা বঁটা (Hemchandra Barua Literary Prize) is also being awarded.

This full bronze statue is being installed under the aegis of Sadin-Partidin Group and Hemkosh Prakashan supported by Gauhati University. The statue will be unveiled by Sri Chandrashekhara Kambara, President of Sahitya Academy. The Unveiling Ceremony will start at 10:30 AM in front of the BKB Auditorium in the GU Campus and will continue with the ceremony at the BKB Auditorium.


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