Mamoni Raisom Goswami is one of the very popular name in the field of Assamese literature who has bagged many prestigious awards like. An eminent writer, poet, scholar, litterateur, novelist and professor, Mamoni Raisom Goswami was a renowned personality in the field of. Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s death marks end of an era in Literature of Assam. A lady with bright personality and a noble heart, popularly known as Mamoni.

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She said in an interview, “When the novel was serialized in a popular magazine, I was threatened with dire consequences.

Her contribution in the Assamese feminist literature is self evident in this work. In she was awarded with “Padmashri” by Mamlni Government, but she refused to accept the same. However, it is also to her credit that she also created possibly one of the finest male characters in contemporary Assamese literature, viz.

It is the story of exploitation of labourers working for companies building an aqueduct over the Chenab River in Kashmir, and drew from her own experience in the Valley with her husband. She suffered mampni stroke in the month of February last year and was taken to New Delhi for treatment.

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Her involvement led to the formation of the People’s Consultative Group, a peace committee. Retrieved 25 December Her life took a new turn. She raaisom called affectionaelty as “Mamoni Baidew Elder Sister ” by most of her fans. She was awared with ‘Sahitya Academy’ award in for her novel rausom Dhora Tarowal aaru dukhon upanyax”. Accepting Sahitya Academy in Mamoni Raisom Goswami – a noted Assamese writer.

Click Here to Know about a Legend Dr. Jnanpith from President Krishna Kant. Raaisom it didn’t last long as it fell victim to wrath of many readers who found objections in an autobiography written by just a 26 year old.

Fortunately, the same year, she got a job offer of teaching from Sainik School in Goalpara. During her stay in Delhi University she was the comman gurdian to every student from north-east jamoni. Since 80s decade, Mamoni Raisom Goswwmi has been counted as one of the great author in India. Mamoni Raisom Goswami was encouraged by Kirti Nath Hazarika who published her first short stories — when she was still in Class VIII thirteen years old — in a literary journal he edited.


In this novel she quotes scriptures to authenticate the argument she puts goxwami in the novel — to worship the Mother Goddess with flowers rather than blood. But this happiness was not written on her lot for longer time. In the yearshe joined Delhi University as a lecturer. Chennai Coimbatore Madurai Puducherry Trichy. She donated 34 Lakhs rupees that she got from her “Principal Prince Claus laureate” award to build a hospital in her native place in Amranga.

She travelled many countires and gave lectures on her studies.

This may be taken as her way of dealing with the nature of contemporary politics in Assam marked by ethnic confrontation, besides the larger politics of the militant secessionism. As the news spread across about the last breath of the great personality of Assam.

Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami remembered in Joysagar

A gun salute of twenty-one shots was fired in the air as a mark of respect. A celebrated writer of contemporary Assamese whose major works have been translated to English! Inshe was awarded with “Axom Ratna”, the highest award by the government in the state of Assam. Goswami had witnessed the riots while staying in the Shakti Nagar area of Delhi. Bengaluru Noida Agra Patna kochi.

Their urge to live, as well as the moral dilemma that they face vis-a-vis the order of precepts of gowsami in this regard, are brought out with astonishing clarity and feeling in the novel. They had no children. Her first collection of stories Chinaki Morom was published when she was thirteen years of age.

Many of her works have been made feature films as well as stage shows and won many mampni as well. Mamoni Baideu as she is popularly known among the Assamese fans, persistently resisted melancholy and was on the verge of depression after the demise of her father and since then, writing became a refuge for her solitary life.


She devoted significant amount of her life into social reformation of the region. Very soon her immense talent was discovered by Homen Borgohain, a young journalists at that time.

Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami, the Jnanpith winner bids adieu – Geetima Baruah Sarma, Assam

She brought out various intense issues of the Indian society and gave a new dimesion to the Assamese literature. At this stage, she devoted her time to writing and wrote only to live. She penned most of her works during this period and her books written in Assamese were later translated into English. However, it is also to her credit that she also created possibly one of the finest male characters in contemporary Assamese literature, viz.

Madhevan Raisom met with an unfortunate accident in while they were in Kashmir which took away his life. A name that always carried her husband’s name, his love and inspirations. Apart from a great literate, Mamoni Raisom Goswami was a great human being at heart and owner of a affectionate personality.

In The Saga of South Kamrup, originally called Une Khowa Howda in Assamese, she chronicles the saga of a young Brahmin widow Giribala who, since the death of her husband, had eaten only rice and boiled pulses and now shocks the society by eating meat surreptitiously.

However, her mother, who was a strong-headed lady, did not do so. Dr Goswami received numerous awards in her lifetime for her literary contributions. Mamoni Raisom Goswami Award Name: But when the appeal was published, the response was overwhelmingly in favour of banning animal sacrifice.