Eminent literature, journalist and former Assam Sahitya Sabha president Homen Borgohain passed away at GNRC hospital, Guwahati at around 6:58 am on Wednesday. He was 89.
Reports say that he passed away after a cardiac arrest today morning. He had recently recovered from COVID-19.
The former president of Sahitya Sabha, Homen Borgohain was born in December 1932 in a village in Lakhimpur’s Dhakuakhana district. He graduated from Cotton college after his schooling.
Borgohain also worked as an Assam Civil Service (ACS) officer before being inducted as the editor-in-chief of Assamese daily ‘Niyomiya Barta’. He was also awarded the 1978 Sahitya Akademi Award in Assamese language for his novel Pita Putra.