Narottam Saikia teaches English at Father LeBlond School, West Bengal. In his leisure hours, he dabbles in languages, writing, and the martial arts. Narottam is also a published author; he has compiled a book on the Karbis and their unique language. He was also the editor for a recently published book in the UK called Together: An Anthology. This book has since won critical acclaim in several countries and more recently, received appreciation from the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson himself.