Chandrakanta Handique Bhavan, Jorhat

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Chandrakanta Handique Bhavan serves as the headquarters of the Assam Sahitya Sabha. The office was founded in 1926 in memory of Radhakanta Handique and was donated by him. The Chandrakanta Handique Bhavan is regarded as the symbol of literary excellence, the city is known for. The Chandrakanta Handique Bhavan has not only served as the headquarters of the Assam Sahitya Sabha but has immensely contributed to the development and spread of Assamese literature.

Many luminary writers have been at the realm of affairs here. Names such as Dimbeswar Neog, Chandradhar Baruah and Mitradev Mahanta are closely associated with the Sabha. A visit to the Chandrakanta Handique Bhavan gives tourists a glimpse of the literary superiority of the state as a whole with special emphasis on Jorhat’s cultural circuit.

The Chandrakanta Handique Bhavan can be reached easily from any part of the city by public transport or hired vehicles.

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