CONTRIBUTION OF RAMDHENU MEGAZINE TO ASSAMESE LITERATURE
Literature is history of a nation. Literature is like mirror of nation. To point out this version famous critic stated “Give me a book, I shall tell you about the history of the nation.” The actual structure of a nation or society is reflected through literature as the relation between literature and society is very close. The impact of folk life is always present in literature. Folk life/rural life or society automatically reveal through the literary creation of the writers of the time. The modern literary writers have not been able to free themselves completely from this impact. Ramdhenu is perceived as a high quality magazine in Assamese literature for its uniqueness and artistic skill. This magazine brought the varieties in its features like seven coloredrainbow. This created a group of new bold stout writers of the age. The magazine and daily newspaper doing a great deal in the development of modern literature. The magazines like Arunudoy, Jonaki, Abahan, Jayanti, Pasuwa etc. are remarkable in this context. They have created an era in the history of Assamese literature. That’s why the writers of Assamese literary history does give new name on the basis of the magazine. Ramdhenu is not different in this matter. The Ramdhenu age is named on the basis of Ramdhenu magazine.