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Arun Sarma
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Born 3 November 1931
Dibrugarh, Assam
Died 27 March 2017 (aged 85)
New Delhi
Language Assamese
Nationality  India
Citizenship Indian
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)
Spouse Arati Sarma
Children Nandini, Achintya

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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