Hours after she got to know her name in the Sahitya Akademy awardees’ list for 2016, Anjali Basumatary said that the recognition would be of immense boost for the new and promising poets.
Talking to Assam Times, Basumatary who teaches physics at the Kokrajhar Government College said that never she expected the immense recognition from the Sahitya Akademy.
BTAD chief Hagrama Mohilary called up Basumatary and announced Rs 1 lakh from the administration. In a message, he said that Basumatary fetched glory to the entire region.
Same messages are pouring in for the teacher poet who won the prestigious award.
The country’s top literary organization has announced Anjali Basumarary’s name for her Ang Mabwrwi Dong Daswng(don't ask how I am) fetching pride for BTAD region.