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\u2019s 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\u00a0\u2018Niyomiya Barta\u2019.\u00a0He was also awarded the 1978\u00a0Sahitya Akademi Award\u00a0in\u00a0Assamese language\u00a0for his novel\u00a0Pita Putra.