|Born||3 November 1931|
|Died||27 March 2017 (aged 85)|
|Alma mater||Cotton College|
|Genre||Poems, Novel and Drama|
|Notable awards||Asom Natya Sanmilan Award (2001) |
Sahitya Akademi Award (1998)
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (2004)
Assam Valley Literary Award (2005)
Padma Shri (2010)
Sankaracharyya Avatar Award Literature (2010)
Arun Sarma (Assamese: অৰুণ শর্মা) (3 November 1931 – 27 March 2017) was an Indian writer. Sarma was one of India's contemporary playwrights and is known for his unconventional plays with some elements of drama. He also authored over six novels detailing the Assamese way of life.
Sarma was awarded the Padma Shri in 2010 in recognition of his contributions to Assamese literature. He has also been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1998 for the novel Ashirbadar Rong (The Hues of Blessing).
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- The Assam Tribune, 26 January 2010
- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
-  The Telegraph-Guwahati Diary, 22 March 2006
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 2009-06-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) India Press Information