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Jyoti Prasad Agarwala Biography and Poems

Jyoti Prasad Agarwala Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Agarwala, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Agarwala, Jyoti Prasad

Jyoti Prasad Agarwala (Assamese : ; 1903 - 1951) was a noted Assamese playwright, songwriter, poet, writer and film maker from Assam. He was considered as Assamese cultural icon, deeply revered for his creative vision and output and is popularly called the Rupkonwar of Assamese culture. [ citation needed ] In fact, he is regarded as the founder of Assamese cinema for Joymati (1935). His death anniversary (January 17) is celebrated as Silpi divas (Artists' Day) in his honor.

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