Timeline

1954: Teaching in Dhakuakhana High School for a few months
1955: Appeared in Assam Civil Service Examination and joined as a Sub-Deputy Collector in Majuli.
1957: First Collection of stories Bivinna Chorus published
1958: 12th March: Marriage with Nirupama Tamuli
1958-60: S.D.C. in Choygaon
1960-62: Sub-Divisional Planning Officer (S.D.P.O) in Gowalpara
1963-65: S.D.P.O. in North Lakhimpur
1965-68: S.D.P.O in Jorhat
1968: Resignation from government service and joined as the founder Editor of a weekly Nilachal till 1977
1969: Invited as the Guest Speaker to the annual conference of the All India Poet, Essayist and Novelist Congress, held in Punjab University in Patiala
1977: Asom Prakashan Parishad Award for the novel Pita-Putra
1978: Sahitya Academy Award for Pita-Putra
1980: Editor of Lokayat magazine
1981: Appointed as the Special Correspondent of North-East for the Bengali daily Aajkal, published from Calcutta.
1987: Founder Editor of a magazine entitled Samakal
1989: Founder Editor of a magazine entitled Sutradhar
1991: Founder Editor of a magazine for the younger generation entitled Kishore
1992: Assam Valley Literary Award for literary contribution Megor Educational Trust
1993: Editor of a very old Assamese Weekly Asom Bani
1997: Resignation from Asom Bani and joined as the founder Editor of Aamar Asom
2000: Journalist Lakshminath Phukan Award from Asom Sahitya Sabha
2001: Nominated as President of the Dibrugarh session of the Asom Sahitya Sabha
2002: Joykrishna Ramdayal Award (Delhi) for excellence in Journalism
2004: Resigned from Aamar Asom and joined as the founder Editor of Dainik Batori
2005: Resigned from Dainik Batori and joined as the founder Editor of a bi-monthly literary magazine Satsari
2007: Rejoined as the editor of Aamar Asom
2007: Editor GNRC Swasthya
2009: Managing Director, Kotha-Barta for NEWS-LIVE TV Channel
2015: Editorial Advisor, Niyomia-Barta