Nalinidhar Bhattacharya’s Poem

  1. Nail flowers— Literal translation of the Assamese word in the children’s song which is the lunula. ↩︎

Translated by Uttam Duorah

Nalinidhar Bhattacharya (b. 1921-d.2016) was a noted poet and critic of Assam.

Uttam Duorah, the translator, retired as the HoD, English, Women’s College, Tinsukia and is based in Tinsukia, Assam.

Original Assamese poem.