Kanaksen Deka is a veteran journalist and senior writer of Assam who has created a niche for himself in the domain of Assamese literature through his strong personality and dynamic flamboyance of writing.Dr. Deka is an M.A. in Political Science and D.Lit also.He is the editor-in-chief,Agradoot group of newspapers e.g. Dainik Agradoot and Agradoot bi-weekly since 1971.He was born in 16th July,1933. He has authored 8 novels, 3 short story collections and 15 titles on current problems, travelogue etc. He was the President of Assam Sahitya Sabha 2005-2009, the largest literary organization of Northeast India, President, Sahitya Bharati, an all India literary organization, Chairman, Northeast Newspaper Society, Member, Press Advisory Board,Govt. of Assam, Member,State Integration Council, Govt. of Assam and so on. He is a widely travelled person and has represented Assam in several national and international seminars held in different parts of the globe. He was bestowed with the National Citizenship Award in 1993 for fighting against terrorism and divisive forces. At present he is writing another novel based on the effects of globalization in our native soil.