About Assamese Langauge and Music Assamese or Axomiya is the native language of Assam. Not only native but also the Official Language of Assam. People living in North East India can easily understand and speak the Assamese language. In short, it is the connecting language for the people living in North East India. Around 15-20 million people’s native language is Assamese.
Generally, there are some major similarities between Assamese and Bengali languages. The scriptures are almost the same. Assamese is actually a part of the Indo-Aryan language. Its parent’s language is called to be Sanskrit. The Republic of India declared the Assamese language as one of the major languages of India. Upon enquiring, History doesn’t have many records about the Assamese Language. But it is said that it is Magadhi that split into Assamese, Bengali, and Bihari.
Talking about the Music of Assam.
The music of Assam is rich and ancient it consists of different genres of modern and folk music. Borgeet, Dihanaam, Hiranaam, Zikir aru Zari is part of the devotional category. Bihu is a part of Folk Music. Goalpariya Lokgeet, Kamrupi Lokgeet, Ojapali, Tokari Geet are some of the popular music types of Assam. Music of Assam is incomplete with Bhupen Hazarika, Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Bishnuprasad Rabha, Sankardev, Madhavdeva, Zubeen Garg, Pratima Pandey Barua, Angaraag Mahanta and many more. Paragraph
This much for today’s post. Soon I’ll be back soon with a new post till then keep listening keep memorizing new Assamese songs. And if you want to keep me by contributing lyrics to me than you are warmly welcome. You can send your lyrics here. Also if you are looking for new Assamese song lyrics which you are not getting please let me know. You can request for Assamese song lyrics by clicking here. Thank You 🙂