Shankar Dev

 

  1. He was the first to preach Vaishnavism in Brahmaputra valley
  2. He was the founder of Eka Saranadharma and Veerapurushamarga
  3. He is widely credited with building on past cultural relics and devising new forms of music (Borgeet), theatrical performance (Ankia Naat, Bhaona), and dance (Sattriya), literary language (Brajavali).