Language: Assamese, Category: Society & Culture, Author: Nihar Bala Barua, ISBN: 9781635351200, Assamese Translation: Dr. Pratima Neogi, Rs. 250/-
Originally written in the early 20th century this books is a fantastic work on the cultural life of the Koches( Koch Rajbanshi) of western Assam. The work is based on field work and is first of it’s kind. Originally written in Bengali by Nihar Bala Barua of Gauripur estate and translated to Assamese by Dr. Pratima Neogi. A must read for scholars who are interested in Western Assam and the Koches.
KOCH RAJBANSHIR KAMATAPUR-SAPON, DITHAK NE MATHON ITIHASH
Language: Assamese, Category: Society/History, Author: Arup Jyoti Das, ISBN: 9781630417505, Price: Rs.395/-
This book is about the famous trans-border Kamatapur Movement of present North Bengal and Assam which has been creating political disturbance in the region for last three decades. In this book, the writer tries to understand this long struggle of the Koches (also known as Rajbanshis) for social justice and recognition in its historical backdrop. In the context of complex ethnic politics of North East India, this book is an essential read for those wishing to understand some parts of these complexities in a simple way.