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Dipali Barthakur (30 January 1941 - 21 December 2018) was an Indian singer from Assam. Her songs were sung mainly in the Assamese language, and she was known as the "Nightingale of Assam". She received the fourth-highest civilian award of India, the Padma Shri, in the year 1998.
Barthakur was born to Bishwanath Borthakur and Chandrakanti Devi in Sonari at Sivasagar, Assam.
Borthakur started her career as a singer early. When she was studying in class nine, in 1958, she sang the song "Mor Bopai Lahori" on All India Radio, Guwahati, and the song "Joubone Amoni Kore Chenaidhon" for the film Lachit Borphukan (1959).