Eminent litterateur, Journalist Homen Borgohain no more

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Published: May 12,2021 08:20 AM
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Eminent litterateur, journalist of Assam Homen Borgohain passed away on Wednesday morning in Guwahati. He was 89.

May 12, 2021: Eminent litterateur, journalist of Assam Homen Borgohain passed away on Wednesday morning in Guwahati. He was 89.



Borgohain, a former president of Asom Sahitya Sabha, breathed his last at 6.58 AM at GNRC Hospital.



The eminent litterateur died following post-COVID complications. He recently returned to home after recovering from COVID-19.



He was born on December 7, 1932 at Dhakuakhana in Lakhimpur district.



Borgohain was serving as the chief editor of popular Assamese daily ‘Niyomiya Barta’ till his death.



He was awarded the 1978 Sahitya Akademi Award in Assamese for his novel Pita Putra.



His other notable literary works include - Saudor Puteke Nao Meli Jay, Halodhiya Soraye Baudhan Khai, Astarag, Subala, Aatmanuxandhan etc.