4th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

HEM BARUA, SHRI, M.A., P.S.P., (Assam— Mangaldai—1967):  s. of late Shri Binandi Barua; b. at Tezpur, April 22, 1915; ed. at Cotton College, Gauhati and Calcutta University: m. Smt. Anu Barua, 1947; 2 S.; Writer; previously associated with the Indian National Congress: Member, Second Lok Sabha, 1957—62 and Third Lok  Sabha, 1962—67.

Hobbies:  Reading and writing.

Special interests:  Theatre and other cultural activities.

Publications:  English—The Red River and the Blue Hill, Fairs and Festivals of Assam; Idle Hours, 1961; Folk Songs of India; August Revolution in Assam; Modern Assamese Poetry; Assamese Literature; Lashminath Bezbaroa;

Assamese:  Gana-Viplabat Asom; Adhunik Sahitya; Sagar Dekhisa Ranga Karabir Phul; Sanmi-hali; Cupid Aru Psyche; Ballchanda, Kannaki, Ae Gaon Ae git, Sahitya Aru Sahitya; Achophul; Manmayuri; Israel; Mekong Nai Dekhilu, Hindi—Lauhitya aur Nilachala,  Translation—Bharat, Vartaman aru Bhabisat (Assamese rendering of Nehru's 'India, Today and -Tomorrow').

Travels abroad:  Burma, U.S.A., U.K., France, Switzerland, Italy, U.S.S.R., Israel, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos and Cambodia.

Permanent address:  Chenikuthi, Gauhati, Assam.