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Indian film actress Sharmila tagore’s maternal grandfather is noted Nagaon-born author Jnanadabhiram Barua.
Lakshminath Bezbaruah was born on a boat, as in stood moored in a sand bank of the Brahmaputra at Ahatgrui, near Raha on the Lakshmi Purnima nght, on 14 October , 1864 A.D.
“Raja Kheda Naganya”
Bhotai Deka a young patriot of Bhotai Gaon near Nagaon Town had brutally Killed Laluk Sola Borphukan in 1602 Saka( 1880 B.C )
And relieved the people from his atrocities. Sindhura Hazarika, another youth led the disgruntled villagers against the infakmous
Ahom King Gaurinath Shiha who camped near Rupahi Village after Moamoriya rebellion and let loose a reign of terror.
The king had to flee from his camp. So, the people of Nagaon are also known as “Raja Kheda Naganya”
The female version of the evergreen Bollywood song Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna from the Hindi film Kudrat was rendered by
Padma Shri Parveen Sultan, who hails from Nagaon.
Ananda Ram Dhekial Phookan was one of the pioneer of Assamese literature who started his literature life at the age of 17. He was appointed as junior Assistant commissioner of Nagaon.
Bhogeswari Phukanani was shot dead at Barhampur, Nagaon when she tried to protect the honour of her grand daughter,
Ratnamala, from whose hands the British had snatched away the Indian flag.