29th Convocation

Friday, 6 May, 2022

PhD - Honoris Causa

Sri Dharmasing Teron

Born in 1957 to Late Khoiyasing Teron and Late Kave Singnarpi Teron in Jor Teron Village in the Karbi Anglong District of Assam, Sri Dharmasing Teron obtained his BA degree in History from Diphu Government College under Gauhati Univetsity.

Social Activities

  • Served in different capacities including as President/General Secretary of the Karbi Cultural Society (KCS)/Karbi Youth Festival (KYF) from 1978 to 2015

  • Elected as Member of Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council for a 5 year term (1989-1996)

  • Elected to Assam Legislative Assembly for a term (2001-2005)

  • Founder Director of ‘Centre for Karbi Studies’ (CKS) since 2015


Edited and Authored Books

  1. Reclaiming the Ancestors’ Voices… (Karbi Studies, Vol.2) 2011

  2. Ru Samsonsing Ingti and His Times– A Tribute to the Father of Karbi Nationalism, 2022

  3. Nothengpi, March, 2022

  4. Exploring Differences, Recording Change – The Karbis of Assam, 2017

  5. Karbi History: Past and Present, 2020

  6. Hills Are Alive (Coffee Table Book) 2018

  7. The Crossroad and Other Translated Karbi Stories, June 2016,

  8. In Search of the Drongo and Other Stories (Karbi Studies, Vol. 4), August 2014

  9. Folktales from the Fringe (Karbi Studies, Vol.3), December 2012

  10. Memories, Myths, Metaphors (Karbi Studies, Vol.1, Revised and Enlarged 2nd Edition), April, 2012