Author: Kabiranjan Saikia / Swadhinota Phukan

Born at Khutikatia in Nagaon, Assam in 1974, Kabiranjan’s childhood was filled with cultural and literary pursuits. He published his first collection of poems, Rakta Aroti, at the age of 12. He was a degree student when the tag of being an “over-ground worker of Ulfa” was slapped on him, after which he absconded for sometime and finally joined the outfit. He became deputy publicity secretary of ULFA and was killed in a fake encounter on 26th May 2000.