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Renowned Assamese writer Mahim Bora passes away

Eminent Assamese litterateur Mahim Bora died due to old age problems in Guwahati, Assam. He was 92.

He was a prolific short story writer and a poet. He had received the Sahitya Akademi award for his most popular work Edhani Mahir Hanhi in 2001.

About Mahim Bora

  • He was born on 6 July 1924 in Nagaon district of Assam.
  • He had completed his MA in Assamese literature from Gauhati University and had worked as teacher in the Nowgong College in his long teaching career.
  • His literary works: ‘Kathanibari Ghat’, ‘Eai Nadir Sonte,’ ‘Bohubhuji Tribhuj’, ‘Rati Phula Phul’, ‘Barayatri’, ‘Mai Pippali Aru Puja’, ‘Much aru Manuh’, ‘Chakravat’, ‘Tinir Tini Gol’, ’Top’, ‘Putala Ghaiz’, ‘Herowa Digantara Maya’, ‘Chinta Bichitra’.
  • Awards and Honours: Padma Shri (2011), Sahitya Akademi Award (2001), Assam Valley Literary award (1998).

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