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date: 14 October 2019

Agarwala, Jyoti Prasad (1903–51): the most celebrated twentieth-century Assamese poet, dramatist, composer, filmmaker, freedom fighter, and visionary, identified with youth, newness, and progressiveness. 

The Oxford Companion to Indian Theatre
Ananda Lal

His death anniversary, 17 January, is a state holiday called Shilpi Diwas (Artists' Day), observed all over Assam. The descendant ...

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