Assamese Poet Sananta Tanty Dies in New Delhi at 69

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Published: November 25,2021 03:06 PM
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Sananta Tanty, a Sahitya Akademi awardee, was under treatment at the private hospital in the national capital and died this morning at a hospital in New Delhi.

Nov 25, 2021: Renowned Assamese poet Sananta Tanty passed away this morning at a hospital in New Delhi. He was 69.



Tanty, a Sahitya Akademi awardee, was under treatment at the private hospital in the national capital.



Born on November 4, 1952 to an Odia family in Kalinagar Tea Estate, Tanty completed his secondary education at a Bengali-medium school but continued his literary works in the mainland Assamese language. Tanty received the 2018 Sahitya Akademi Award for his “Kailoir Dinto Amar Hobo” (Tomorrow Will be Ours), a collection of his poems.