Guwahati, Nov 29: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal fondly remembers Mamoni Raisom Goswami on her death anniversary today.
‘The literary genius of Mamoni Raisom Goswami baideo, her life and thoughts on social reformation have left a significant mark on us all. Remembering the iconic author and Ramayani scholar on her death anniversary,’ Sonowal tweeted.
Born as Indira Goswami, but popularly known by her pen name Mamoni Raisom Goswami was an Indian editor, poet, professor, scholar and writer. Mamoni Raisom was the winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1983. She was honoured with the the Jnanpith Award in 2000 and Principal Prince Claus Laureate in 2008. Many of her works have been translated into English from her native Assamese language which include The Moth Eaten Howdah of the Tusker, Pages Stained With Blood and The Man from Chinnamasta.