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 received the Sahitya Akademi Award A celebrated writer of contemporary Assamese whose major works have been translated to English! She was popularly known as Mamoni Baideo.

She also received literary awards from several states of India. The novel exposed the uglier face of Vrindavan — the city of Krishnaan Hindu deity — inviting criticism of Goswami from conservative sections of the society. She travelled many countires and gave lectures on her studies.

She took the initiative of bringing the banned militant group for negotiation of peace talks. She was also well known for her attempts to structure social changeboth through her writings and through her role as mediator between the armed militant ggoswami United Liberation Front of Asom and the Government of India. Tourism Links Tourism Home. At this stage, she devoted her time to writing and wrote only to live.

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Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s autobiography that was first yoswami in Nilachal finally got a form of a book “Adhalekha Dastabez” Unfinished Autobiography in 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.

Fortunately, the same year, she got a job offer of teaching from Sainik School in Goalpara.

mamonni Plight of the dispossessed in India and abroad. 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.


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She was considered the major force for peace talk initiative between the militancy ULFA of the region with government. The story of the novel was based on her experience while she was in Kashmir with her raieom.

She was laid to rest with full state honours and her last rites were performed with Vedic rituals. Inshe was awarded with “Axom Goxwami, the highest award by the government in the state of Assam. It is autobiographical in character as gozwami says the anguish of the main character Saudamini, reflects what she had gone through after her husband had died.

This may be taken as her way of dealing with the nature of contemporary politics in Assam marked by ethnic confrontation, besides rqisom larger politics of the militant secessionism. The same year Goswami completed her Master Degree. Repeated suicide attempts marred her youth. In this novel she quotes scriptures to authenticate the argument she puts forward in the novel — to worship the Mother Goddess with flowers rather than blood.

Archived from the original on 27 July However, her mother, who was a strong-headed lady, did not do so.

Her autobiography was trnslated into english as “An unfinished Autobiography” injust two years after the orginal assamese publish. She championed the cause of women throughout her raksom. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mamoni Raisom Goswami had several passing-by relationships before she met Madhavan, with who she fell in love mamono in the yeardespite the objection from her family, they got married and soon left for Runn of Kutch, where he was posted by the company.

She completely immersed herslef into the Ramayan studies during her research in the institute. She was the mediator between the banned secessionist group Goswammi Liberation Front of Asom and the central government of India.

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Social Discuss Sign Up Login. Indira Goswami known by her pen name Mamoni Raisom Goswami was an Assamese editor, poet, professor, scholar and writer. In her novel “Nilkanthar Bajra” was translated into emglish as “The shadow of the dark god and the sin”. Inshe published her first book ‘Sinaki Morom’, a story collection, in ammoni name ‘Indira Goswami’. Retrieved 29 November At this point she went back to writing.

After relocating to Delhi, to become Head of Assamese Department at the University of Delhi, the most glorious phases of her life begins. It opens her life glswami her readers, the curves in time, the ups and dowsn of her emotions. Chennai Coimbatore Madurai Puducherry Trichy. With Poet Nabakanta Barua in Delhi.

She continued writing in assamese.

Her father Shri Raizom Goswami was a brilliant academician and educationist. Goswaji her stay in Delhi University she was the comman gurdian to every student from north-east region.

While Mamoni Baideu was still at the university, in the year she met Madhavan Raisom Iyengar, who had come to Guwahati as goswwami specialist in structural engineering of bridges to work on the Saraighat Bridge, which was under construction at that time and stayed opposite their house. Goswamis’ were an affluent Vaishnavite-brahmin family, known as Goxain in Assam. End of a legendary life.

She was invited to all international discussions on Ramayana studies, in Spain and various places in south Asia. She brought out various intense issues of the Indian society and gave a new dimesion to the Assamese literature. After thst she didnt look back.