Dr Dhurjjati Sarma, Assistant Professor at Guwahati University and an author at Indica Today, speaks to Smt. Aparna Sridhar about the unique folk tradition of Devi Worship in Assam.
Aparna Sridhar and Dr. Dhurjjati Sarma
Aparna Sridhar : -Aparna M Sridhar is Chief Editor - Outreach & Conversations, INDICA.
Dr. Dhurjjati Sarma : -Dr. Dhurjjati Sarma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, Gauhati University, Assam. He was earlier a Production Editor at SAGE Publications, New Delhi, and, before that, a Research Fellow in North East India Studies at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi. He is presently engaged in studying the early and modern literatures of Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, and Urdu from a comparative-cultural perspective. As a student and teacher of comparative literature, he is also trying to develop new insights and perspectives on the composite area of comparative literary history. His writings have been published under Sahitya Akademi, Routledge, and Palgrave Macmillan and in journals like “Space and Culture, India” and “Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture.” He is presently working on a critical history of Assamese literature.