The importance of Christian Missionaries in the Progress of Assamese Language and Literature: An analytical study
On, 1836, Christian Missionaries came to Assam. Mainly they came to Assam to spread Christ religion. But they saw that the situation in Assan is not right at that time, and they faced many problems. They realized that if it was to spread religion in Assam, it would be possible only through the Assamese language. So, they tried to learn the Assamese language and started spreading religion through the Assamese language. Due to this they composed many texts, composition of grammer, dictionary etc. In the same was, the dead Assamese language gradually started coming alive.