Birth: March 3, 1937, Gorokhiadole, Jorhat, Assam, India.
Demise: September 29, 1981.
Debendra Nath Acharya was an eminent engineer; a great scholar with a dynamic personality. Despite acquiring in-depth technical knowledge, he was gifted with scholarly aptitude towards Assamese literature; even, a master in Sanskrit. Gifted with a photographic memory, his brilliance shone from a very young age.