DIBRUGARH, Jan 20 - Poet, singer and journalist Amrit Rajkhowa of Tinsukia will be awarded the Sankar-Ajan Award 2019.
The Sahitya Samaj Sanskritik Sewa Manch will confer the award on Rajkhowa on February 10 at the District Library auditorium in Jorhat.
Rajkhowa is also a former assistant secretary of Tinsukia Zilla Sahitya Sabha, founder vice president of Tinsukia Zilla Kabi Sanmilan, founder member of Laipuli Ajanma Natya Gusti and Laipuli Shakha Sahitya Sabha.
He is credited with writing and publishing some 14 books, which include story books, collection of poems and novels. Closely associated with several newspapers like Amar Asom, Hamder Adhikar, Muktidut, Bhal Khabar etc,. he also performs for the Doordarshan Kendra and All India Radio, a release stated.