21 C
Guwahati
Sunday, April 11, 2021
More

    Sahitya Akademi Winning Novelist Purabi Bormudoi Passes Away

    Guwahati: Noted novelist and Sahitya Akademi awardee Purabi Bormudoi breathed her last on July 15th, 2019 after a prolonged illness.

    The Assamese novelist and short-story writer was born in Deori village at Tezpur in Sonitpur district of Assam on May 8th, 1950. She married educationist Ananda Bormudoi in 1975.

    Bormudoi, a former professor at Dibrugarh University, was conferred with the prestigious Sahitya Akademi in 2007 for her novel Santanukulanandan. She also conferred with Prabina Saikia Award in 2006 and Assam Valley Literary Award in 2007.

    Bormudoi authored several novels which include Gojraj, Prem Aru BonditwoRupowali Noi, Xonowali Ghat, Xoponor Ghor, Ghoror Xopun, Eta Alibator Itikotha and Baghjal, Baghshal Aru Manuh.

    Public and people from various walks of life paid their last respects to the celebrated novelist. The author has donated her body, as per information available.


    Published:

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    Jorhat Admin enforces section 144 CrPC amid surge in COVID-19 cases

    Six new people were tested positive to COVID-19 in Jorhat on Monday

    Assam: Writer Sikha Sarma receives rape threat in Facebook

    Rongmon Nath, a student of Gauhati University, made derogatory remarks against Sikha Sarma in a Facebook post.

    Assam’s CRPF Jawan Bablu Rabha martyred in fierce Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

    The news of martyred Bablu Rabha was mourned across the state of Assam amidst the state polls

    Dima Hasao: 5 polling officials suspended after EVM raised 181 votes against 90 voters

    A total of 171 votes were raised in an electronic voting machine (EVM) against 90 voters in Dima Hasao’s 16 Haflong (ST) LA constituency.

    Assam Phase III Polls: Fate of 337 candidates in fray including 25 women

    Election Commission of India is ready to conduct polling at 11,401 centers

    Miscreants silt throat of businessman in Guwahati city

    So far none have been arrested in connection to the matter; however, the police investigation is on