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February 2008

Ronga Nodir Paror Pora Luitor Bukuloi

Ronga Nodir Paror Pora Luitor Bukuloi (From The Red River to the Heart of Luit)

– by Alpana Barooah, Houston, Texas

Congratulations to Alpana Bariooah for publishing a beautiful book of poems, a compilation of twenty-five poems in Assamese written at different times. The book is published in colorful art paper and the beauty of the pages is enhanced by a selection of beautiful sketches, paintings and photographs, creations of Barooah herself.

Catlie Baidew!

Dr. Audrey CantlieMy father, Sir Keith Cantlie, served in the Indian Civil Service from 1910 till his retirement in 1947. So, in a way I consider myself daughter of Assam, a land of outstanding natural beauty with distant views of the snow and Himalayas.”

With her disarming smile. simple down-to-earth manner, the bespectacled Dr. Audrey Cantlie welcomed me with a big smile at her door at Oxford Street as if I was somebody of her own.