Manoj Kumar Deka comes from Assam, North India and was born in 1973 and has a BA in Assamese from Gauhati University (1994). Between 1996 & 2004 he has worked as a photojournalists for Asomiya Pratidin, Amar Asom (Assamese daily papers) and The Indian Express. He has worked for UNI, Guwahati since 2002.
Manoj is married and his main interests are photography, music and travel.
Manoj Kumar Deka’s Noteworthy Photographic Achievements:
- First photojournalist from North Eastern region to have NFI (National Foundation for India) fellowship (1998-90).
- Exhibition of the collection of still photographs of Black & White old Assamese films (1935-77) in 2002.
- Me, Sun and The World; Still photograph exhibition in 2002.
- Smile of The World – Still photograph exhibition 2003.