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Rare honour for Rita Chaudhury

In a rare honour of Assamese literature, the Centre has appointed award winning author Rita Chowdhury as the Director of National Book Trust.

The wife of BJP leader Chandra Mohan Patowary will succeed M A Sikandar who retired in August last year.

She is a Sahitya Akademi Award winner and a professor of political science at Cotton College in Guwahati.

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