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Mamoni Raisom Goswami passes away


Award winning litterateur Mamoni Raisom Goswami passed away on Tuesday. The end for the Jnyanpith award winner came at around 7-30 in the morning at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital where she was undergoing treatment for the last several months.


The Assamese editor, poet, professor, scholar and writer was born in 1942 in Shillong. She was a celebrated name in the Assamese literary world.


She is the second Assamese recipient of the Jnanpith Award, the highest literary award in the year 2000.


Dr Goswami received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1982, the Jnanpith Award in 2000 and is the country’s first Principal Prince Claus Laureate in 2008.


A few years back, she played the role of a peace negotiator in the ULFA-government peace talk. Later, ULFA elected her as the PCG member. Thousands of her fans rushed to the GMCH as soon as the sad news was spearing like wildfire.



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Pankaj gogoi's picture

Really sorry to hear the news."God plz keep the soul of Mamoni baideo in eternal peace".
Abhilash borthakur's picture

Assam lost her mother......
Dilip Kumar Das's picture

A great loss to the literery world and a huge setback to the assamese culture. November 2011 has taken away from us two most distinguished and illustrious persons. It is almost impossible to fill up the void created on account of the sad demise of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika and Mamoni Raisom Goswami. May the almighty God grant eternal peace to the departed souls.
Jayanta Kumar Das's picture

India's biggest ever loss in the field of literature.Pray God to grant her eternal peace
babul roy's picture

khobor tu suni palay bor beya lagile j mamoni baidew amak ari thoi gol
Abhijit's picture

Rest In Peace, Great Writer. You put Assamese literature on the world stage.
tulashi narayan kalita's picture

A great lost.
Dulen,'s picture

ASSAMESH PEOPLE BECOME ORPHANS AFTER TWO MAJOR LOSS,BHUPENDA AND MAMONI BAIDEO.THIS IS AN END OF AN ERA.
Pankaj pathak's picture

The great lost of Assamese culture.
Sujoy Goswami's picture

SHE WAS THE PROUD OF ASSAM. A GREAT LOSS TO THE PEOPLE OF ASSAM. MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE.
manjit patowary's picture

assamese lost their mather and father. As maa-mamoni, and dauta- bhupen hazarika
Dulal's picture

Everyone has to go. She played her role for assam and its literature and left. God knows the best
Pranjal Sharma's picture

A huge setback to the assamese culture. A great loss of two most distinguished and illustrious persons.
Sekav's picture

Our tribute to the great Assamese litterateur. She will always be remembered for her excellent contribution to the Assamese Literature and efforts brought forward to bring around social change.
Gunajit Kalita's picture

Bhupen Da jowar ata mah nouhotai Mamoni baideu'k heruai ekprakar abhibhavak hin hoi paril asam.
Minakshi Paul's picture

Our Assam lost a most valuable asset... such a setback to the Assamese literature culture...May her soul rest in heaven with peace....
Imdadul hassan's picture

allah give her soul all kinds of happiness , tomi amar thaka asom bakhir majot , tomi jen jajame janame aha loitor paroloi
abul kashim's picture

i m really surprised to hear this news
Pallab saikia's picture

Mamoni baidor akal mritue muk barukoi dukhita karise.

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