GUWAHATI: Eminent Assamese litterateur and journalist Homen Borgohain died at a hospital in Guwahati on Wednesday, following post-Covid problems, docs stated.
He was 89 and survived by two sons. He has been separated from his spouse Nirupama Borgohain, additionally a famous litterateur and journalist, for a number of years.
Borgohain was discovered to be Covid-positive on April 24 and admitted to the Gauhati Medical Faculty and Hospital, from the place he was launched on Might 7 after testing unfavourable. He fell from mattress in his sleep final night time and was rushed to hospital the place he died, docs stated.
A prolific writer and columnist, Borgohain acquired the Sahitya Akademi award in 1978 for his e book ‘Pita-Putra’, which he returned in 2015 in protest towards the rising spiritual and social intolerance within the nation. On the time of his dying, he was the editor-inchief of Assamese day by day ‘Niyomiya Barta’