Jiten Hazarika was born in 1936 in Assam. He is a self taught painter. He graduated in civil Engineering & was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers, Indian Army. He took premature retirement as a Colonel from Army to devote himself to painting. Various universities have honoured him a ‘Resource Person’ for matters relating art. He has held several exhibitions in and outside the country. He is an intrepid artist essaying oils on canvas with diligence as well as intelligence. He works & lives in Noida.