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Raja Deori

(Artist) .....RAJA DEORI an Indian artist based out of NEW DELHI, his works are full of movement, unique texture, color and emotions; although many great artists have inspired his works. raja
RAJA DEORI prides himself on creating art that is unique in both texture style and composition, he find inspiration for his art from many different sources which can be seen is the diversity of his works. 
Currently he is a full time artist; please feel free to contact RAJA DEORI if you have any questions or inquiries about his works. ---......... 
... Whole of the day I am thinking around about the art; I was clear that there was absolutely no chance that my decision to become a painter would be reversed. 
Art is the only medium which provides me the freedom to express my feeling, wisdom, thirst for perfection my vision, hopes, desires or to be great have only one destination is the artwork, whatsoever for me the artwork is similar to a partner, my very good friend with whom I am in a relationship, love and thirst. 
I am doing artwork since childhood; till date struggling, and never got any opportunity. Confronting many difficulties but never quit........ 

Born in 2no G.P.B.Deori gaon,1972,Dhemaji, Assam,INDIA and Brought up in Arunachal Pradesh. A regular prize winner of Early School Life. FOUNDER and Organizer & Active Member of Arunachal Akademi of Fine Arts Since 1996 , Ajanta Kala Society, New Delhi, and SECRETARY, SANSKAR BHARTI ,East Delhi,INDIA
SOLO SHOWS INDIA :- 
# P.S.K. Art Gallery, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi-2006-07 
# Press Club Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2008 
# AIFACS Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2009 
# India Habitat Centre, New Delhi-2011 (Inaugurated by Takam Sanjay) 
# Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi-2011 
PARTICIPATION:- 
At Itanager, Organized by: 
# Arunachal Akademi of Fine Arts Community Hall, 1996 
# Arunachal Akademi of Fine Arts, 1996-2000, Itanagar 
# Arunachal Akademi of Fine Arts, 2001 Itanagar 
At DELHI 
# All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi-2001 
# Kala Mela, Purva Sanskriti Kendra, Laxmi Nagar, Delhi-2005 
# All India Art Exhibition, 
# Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi 
# Santa Art Gallery, Jungpura, New Delhi-2006 
# AIFACS Art Gallery, New Delhi 2007 & 2008 
# Purva sanskritik kendra, Delhi,-2008- 2009 (Inaugurated by Harshvardan ) 
# Santa Art Gallery, Jungpura, New Delhi-2010 
# In memory of 26/11 terror, INDIA GATE, New Delhi-2010 
# 200 days to go Commonwealth games camp INDIA GATE New Delhi-2010 (Inaugurated by Satish Gujral & Suresh Kalmari) 
# LALIT HOTEL, New Delhi-2009-2010 (Inaugurated by Sheila Dixshit)
# STUDIO ART, Gurgaon-2010 
# VIGYAN BHAWAN, NEW DELHI, 2010 (Inaugurated by Gulam Nabi Azad) 
# MAATI SRIJAN, DELHI, 2011(Inaugurated by Naseeb Singh)
# Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar, Punjab 
CAMPS: 
# All India Young Artist Camp organized by AIFACS, New Delhi in 2002. 
# Arunachal Festival Itanagar, 2000-01. 
# Kali Bari Committee, Itanagar, 2002 
# Arunachal Akademi of Fine Arts, 1997, Itanagar 
# SAHITYA KALA PARISHAD, New Delhi-2007 
# All India Young Artist Camp organized by AIFACS, New Delhi in 2009. 
# All India Young Artist Camp organized by AIFACS, New Delhi in 2010. 
# TATA STEEL, JAMSHEDPUR, 2010 

ACHIEVEMENT:- 
# Installed outstanding sculpture, Titled 'PRE-HISTORIC MEN' state archeological museum of Arunachal Pradesh. 
# Active & appreciations got from entire NORTH-EASTERN REGION. 
# On Painting of Assamese society reformer SHRIMANTA SANKAR DEV & MADHAV DEV. 
# JUDGEMENT OF MANY CHILDRERN ART COMPETITIONS 

AWARD 
# Junior Fellowship, Ministry of Culture, Govt. Of India, New Delhi 

COLLECTION: 
# Ranee Narah (MP)Assam 
# Arun Sarma (Ex.MP) Assam 
# Kiren Rijiji (Ex. MP) Arunachal 
# Tapir Gao (Ex. MP) Arunachal 
# A. K. Walia, Delhi 
Many Private Collection and Commercial Collection Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Utter.Pradesh.,Gujrat, MP,JHARKHAND and U.S. 
PRESENT STUDIO: 
D-6, MAIN MARKET, SHAKARPUR, Delhi-110092,INDIA 

STUDIO: 
RAJA ARTS STUDIO, Ganga , Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, INDIA Ph. 91-360-2218602, 
(M) 91-9350905316, 91-8010724420 
E-mail-rajadeoriz@gmail.com, deoriraja@yahoo.com. 

Facts of Deori


The Bor Deori is the most respected person in the village

Patorganya – undisclosed missing among Four Groups

Only the people of Dibongiya class can speak their own mother tongue

In 14th century A D. The Deoris were royal priests of The Chutiyas Kingdom

The Deoris are believed to have come to Sadiya before the first century

The Deori people believe in `Kundimama` which is the supreme power.

The Second Marriage in Deori Tribe is called "Suje Luguba"

The Deori Tribe of Assam came to India via Tibet and Burma

Each village of Deori people features a place of worship called ‘Deo-ghar'

The Deoris are divided into 24 clans.

The Deoris proudly introduce themselves as Jimo-Chhayan, meaning they are the children of the sun and the moon

Deori's use to make a Narbali (human sacrifice) in terms to win the war, battle and to prevent the villagers from the evil atmosphere like floods, drought etc. This practice make them pure owing to satisfy the supreme Goddess. Only the class of Patorganya people were eligible for sacrificing.

The Deoris women have no tradition to put sindur in their forehead as a mark of married women.

Deoris belonging to the Tengaponia sub clan do not take mutton or flesh of goat as it is forbidden according a legend clan.

The term "Deori" appears to be a later coinage derived from "Deva" which means a God.

Deori is a plain tribe of Assam, the worshipper of Kundimama (Kundi - Siva, Mama - Parvati)from ancient time maintaining their own custom and tradition.

According to 2001 census the total revenue villages of Deori in Assam are 133 and their population are 2,45,000.