Jahnu Bharadwaj

Jahnu Bharadwaj




Educational Qualifications:







College/ School

Aggregate/ CGPA




M.Phil,History 2012- 2014 University of Hyderabad  School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad  8
M.A.(History) 2012 University of Hyderabad School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad 8.94
B.A.(Hons)History 2010 Gauhati University Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam. 57%
Higher Secondary(10+2)


HSLC (10th)







Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam. 


Sarupeta High

School, Sarupeta, Assam.





Other Academic Achievements:

  • Paper, titled “Colonial Language Policies and Native Response: Assamese Language and Literature in the Early Colonial Period”, presented in RAW.CON 2015, Researchers at Work Conference on “History, Literature, Translation: Bhasha Culture and its Pervasive Networks”.
  • Translated an essay titled “Lakshminath Bezbaroa” into English, original in Assamese,  Barkotoki, Munin., “Lakshminath Bezbaroa” , included in Borkotoki, Munin., Essentially Speaking. Biographical Snapshots, edited by Meenaxi Barkataki and Stuti Goswami, Gauhati University Press and Munin Barkotoky Memorial Trust,  Guwahati, 2015.
  • Participated in the Workshop held on 28th and 29th March, 2013 under UGC- Special Assistance Programme (SAP), Department of History, University of Hyderabad.


Non- Academic Achievements/Experiences:

  • Edited the Cottonian (the annual journal of Cotton College, Guwahati), 83rd Issue, 2008-09.
  • Executive member (founder member) of Antorik- an effort from within, an N.G.O working for the improvement of the financial condition and living of the rural womenfolk, betterment of educational facility and environment among the underprivileged children. From 1st June, 2011 till 1st June, 2015.


Skill Set:


Indian languages          : Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Nagamese (Creole).Other languages           : English.

Good command on MS Office (Word), MS Office, Unicode based Assamese typing.


Areas of Interest:

  • Research in legal and administrative developments in Colonial Assam, Criminal Legal Policies, Discourses and Institutions in Colonial Assam.
  • Legal History of Colonial India, Modern Indian political and Cultural History, Intellectual and Cultural Discourses in Colonial Assam, Assamese Literature, Peasant Studies.





  •   Eating, Music, Writing, Travelling.