The Journal

Volume 12 (2023)

Editor: Dilip Kumar Kalita


  • The Woman in the Folklife Represented in Lakshminãth Bezbaroã’s Burhi Ãir Sãdhu: A Study of Select Folktales || Ankur Goswami || 1
  • PersonalityChanges Experienced byJhumpa Lahiri’s Female Characters|| Arthi Mayavan, P. Kumerasan ||10
  • Folkloric Orientation and Postcolonial Complexity:AStudyof Midnight’s Children || DaisyBarman ||19
  • MusicalAspectsin Bargeet ||Jinti Das || 27
  • Role of‘Festival – Culture’ in the Process of CommunityMaking: A study on Mech-Kachāris of Assam || Prayasi Dutta, Kanima Pathak || 34
  • Foucauldian Perspective of Power: A Paradigm shift from subjugation to Reijuvenation in Girish Karnad’sTaghlaq || N S Yogananda Rao, E Koperundevi || 43
  • Global Research output ofFolkloreLiterature during 2008- 2022 available in WOS database: Abibliometric study || Abhijit Thakuria, ChinmaySarma || 52
  • Animal Culling as an Act of Cultural Pluralism: An Eco-critical Study of Indira Goswami’s The Man from Chinnamasta || RajashreeBoruah,Rimjim Boruah || 68
  • TheBwisaguFestival: An Overview|| Faguna Barmahalia || 75
  • Agricultural-based Folk Festivals of the Mising and the Rabha Tribes: AComparative Study||Tarulata Boruah || 83
  • AComparatives Study on Assamese and Nepali Gender System ||Jahnobi Kalita || 94
  • Role ofCivil Societyin policy formulation in India ||Sarabjit RoyChowdhury || 99
  • Research Productivity in Libraryand Information Science (LIS) of the Universities of North East India ||Jaba Moni Das, Dipen Deka || 108
  • ASO-AMEN-KIBIThe name giving ceremonyamong the Karbis: A Study in and around Guwahati || Dipangkar Kayastha, Dilip Kumar Kalita || 122
  • MORA XOKAM: Understanding the death rituals as rites of passage of KochCommunity in Assam ||Kaushik Das|| 129
  • Empowerment of Mising women:Ahistorical perspective ||Tapesh Doley || 141
  • Environmental FolkBeliefs Prevalent among the Tea Communities|| SabinaBegum, Karuna Kanta Kakati ||148
  • Preferring Jigsaw method to Demonstration Method in Effect Teaching of confused Prepositions || P. Dhivya, E. Koperundevi ||156
  • Navigating Between Memory and Diasporic Imagination: Exploring A. K. Ramanujan’s PoeticWorld ||Ayan Kanti Ghosh || 164
  • A Descriptive Analysis on Satyendra Nath Sarma, A Scholar of Epic Study with Special Reference to ‘Vishwa Mahakavya Parichay’||Babita Brauah || 171
  • The Influence of the RāmāyaÄa in the Assamese songs with special reference to the Barg¶tas and the folk songs|| Bagmita Sandilya, Gaurishmita Baruah || 181
  • Impact of Folk PerformingArt in Creating Cultural Assimilation between the Hindu Assamese Community and the Bodo Community || Daijee Kalita || 186
  • Lakshminath Bezbaroa and Reinterpretation of Vaishnavism in Colonial Assam || DiteeMoniBaruah || 194
  • Quality of life among Single Mothers in Karnataka State (India) ||Harish K || 208
  • Ecocritical Approach with Special Reference to Selected Indian Novels|| Kumari Baveja Devi, Geeta Sharma, Kulbhushan Kumar, Radha ||218
  • The Political Role of Borraja Phuleswari during Ahom Era ||Dulen Hazarila || 229
  • A bibliometric analysis ofthe scientific literature on Acetaminophen from2002-2021 || Gajendra Ballav Devchoudhury || 234
  • Women in Newar society||Gayotree Newar || 243
  • Magic-Lore of Mayong – A Bibliographic Study ||Juri Devi, Kangkan jyoti Kalita, Mridul Das|| 247
  • ‘‘Representation ofWomen in Folk Narratives: AReading of Easterine Kire’s When the River Sleeps and Son of the Thundercloud’’ || Kakoli Choudhury || 262
  • Trade relations of Ancient North East India: Through traveller’s eyes with special reference to Surma Barak Valleyregion ||Leena Chakrabarty || 269
  • African and Assamese Folklore: A Study of the Selected Works of Chinua Achebe and Jogesh Das||Md. Manirul Islam || 275
  • Material Culture and Digital Trading : A Study in Assam || Meghna Choudhury || 285
  • Traditional Iron Implements and Metal-Related Artifacts of Tangkhul Naga of Manipur || Naorem Arun Singh, Dwipen Bezbaruah || 297
  • Archaeological Heritage of Early Assam: Its Challenges and Restorative Measures || Oinam Ranjit Singh, Nilkamal Singha ||317
  • ‘Umpha Puja’, The Religious Festival ofTaiAhoms: A Study || Prarthana Phukan, Dipankar Boruah ||335
  • Ritual, Altar and Taboo as an Instrument of Social Control: A study on Apatani Tribe || Punyo Yarang || 342
  • Hunting Lore of the Bodos: An Endangered Tradition ||Purnasmriti Kalita || 351
  • Traces ofSankardeva’s Creative Humanism in Material Culture of Neo-Vaisnavite Tradition ofAssam||Ramala Sarma ||364
  • Religious Preoccupationsin R. K. Narayan (A Study of Some Selected Novels) || Ramyabrata Chakraborty || 374
  • Culture of Handloom and Textile Industry: A Study of Problem and Prospect ofthe Industrywith Special Reference to Diphu, karbi Anglong || Sakshi Munoth, Abhishek Sah || 380
  • Religious Performances of the Bodos (With Special Reference to Kherai Puja and Garja Puja)||Trishna Mani Kalita, Sumi Thakuria ||392
  • Theories and Best Practicesin Translator’s Training || Parul Mishra, UmeshKumar Gupta ||401
  • Documentation of theTai Khamyang Language: Role ofDigital Humanities|| Palash Kumar Nath ||417
  • Syllable Structure and Phonotacticsin Loanword Adaptation in Nalbaria Assamese: A Constraint-Based Analysis||Bipasha Patgiri || 435
  • Syllable Structure in Bodo || PinkiWary || 454
  • Word Order in Kokborok ||Samir Debbarma, L. Pratima Devi ||468
  • Expressivesin Assamese || Seuji Sharma || 482
  • Syllable Structure ofT.M. KasomTangkhul Language ||Thaodem Romen Meitei || 497
  • The Light Verbsin Nepali || Sourabh Chetry, Madhumita Barbora || 514

Anandam, Journal of Anundoram Borooah Institute of Language, Art and Culture, Assam

Anandam Journal of Anundoram Borooah Institute of Language, Art and Culture, Assam is a UGC CARE Listed peer reviewed research journal published annually by ABILAC. Every year the journal focuses on various themes which falls under the broarder scope of Language, Art and Culture. This journal was first published in the year1992. Each volume of the journal is released on the 21st May of every year on the birth anniversary of AnundoramBorooah, the great Indologist, administrator and researcher.

The aim of this journal is to provide a platform for researchers (both renowned as well as young and early researchers) for publishing their research work for broader dissemination. Since 1992 ABILAC has published 10 volumes of the journal and each one of these  comprises of research papers written by stalwarts as well as young  and early researchers in the field of language, art and culture. These papers have focused on some pertinent and important aspects and issues under the broader scope of of the journal.

Each year papers are invited through a public Call for Paper disseminated through various modes including website posting. Upon receiving a significant number of papers, these are peer reviewed and finally published after incorporation of suggested modifications, if any.