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Little bit sweet, Little bit sour

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Author: Dr. Priyanka Roy, Language: English, Category: Poetry, ISBN: 9781947099944, Price: Rs.99/-

“Little bit sweet, Little bit sour” is Dr. Priyanka Roy’s first book, which is a collection of poems expressing her various thoughts, observations on life. Dr. Roy’s sensitive look at the life around her and her ability to transform the same into poetry is something, which readers will fall for.

Dr. Priyanka Roy is an obstetrician and gynaecologist by profession, surgeon by passion, and a dreamer by heart. After completing her post-graduation from Assam Medical College and hospital, Dibrugarh in 2017, she worked for a couple of years at Bongaigaon and Guwahati.

SUKAPHA AND HIS TIMES

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Author: Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa, Language: English, Category: History & Society, ISBN: 978-8193429655, Price: Rs.399/-

A historical biography on the adventurous Tai prince Sukapha (later King). He traversed hundreds of miles, in mountainous terrains, extending over a period of 12 or13 years, from his father’s kingdom Maulung in Yunan province on the bank of the Shewli in the Upper Burma region. He entered the Brahmaputra valley, seeking better fortunes, accompanied by his supporting nobles, soldiers, and others, about 1128 AD, after winning over local tribes encountered during the long arduous journey, through battles and peace initiatives. Finally, he zeroed upon Charaideo (presently in Sivasagar district), where he set up his capital and ruled as undisputed leader upto1268 A.D before he died. He established the powerful Ahom kingdom, in Soumara (Upper Assam). Sukapha and his progenies, later known as the Ahoms, ruled over undivided Asom for the next 600 years. This book attempts to deal with the multi-faceted life and personality of Sukapha, with some highlights on the Ahoms.

Generalissimo Chilarai and His Times

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Author: Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa, Language: English, Category: History & Society, ISBN: 978-8193429648 Price: Rs.499/-

Generalissimo Chilarai and His Times is the first-ever book written in English, on the legendary 16th century hero of many a battle, Yuaraj Suladvaj, most popularly known as Chilarai (the Kite King), the legendary Koch Generalissimo, who held the position of the Commander in Chief and the Dewan (Prime Minister) of Maharaj Naranarayana, the emperor of Kamata-Kamrup (1533 – 87). He is one of the greatest warrior heroes and most colourful personalities of all time.