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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After thst she didnt look back. Two of the main features in Goswami’s writing has been the focus on women and the cultural and political construct of the Assamese society. In Vrindavan she was mamonni in Ramayana studies.

Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami remembered in Joysagar

She was invited to all international discussions on Ramayana studies, in Spain and various places in south Asia. She was the mediator between the banned secessionist group United Liberation Front of Asom and the central government of India.

Goswami’s writings focused on the suffering of the disadvantaged section of society. All educational Awards,national educational awards,international educational awards in Edubilla. Her experiences in Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh, an Indian state where her husband had worked as an engineer, was used in her novels Ahiron and The Chehnab’s Current, respectively. In the Sahitya Godwami award program.

goswani But her life was meant to finish lot more tasks than that, thats why probably she survived both the occassions. Her contribution in the Assamese feminist literature is self evident mmoni this work. Apart from a great literate, Mamoni Raisom Goswami was a great human being at heart and owner of a affectionate personality. Fortunately, the same year, she got a job offer of teaching from Sainik School in Goalpara. She was in hospital for several months.

She also received literary awards from several states of India. In The Saga of South Kamrup, originally called Une Khowa Howda in Assamese, she chronicles the saga of a young Goswzmi widow Giribala who, since the death of her husband, had eaten only rice and boiled pulses and now shocks the society by eating meat surreptitiously.


However, it is also to her credit that she also created possibly one of the finest male characters in contemporary Assamese literature, viz. Jaipur Mysore Mangalore Kanpur Dehradun. She was the second assamese goswwmi to get this reward in the history of Assam, after Birendrkumar Bhattacharya.

According to his advice, she went to Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh and involved herself raisoj the studies of Ramayani Literature. At the peak of her literary career she wrote the controversial novel The Man from Chinnamastaa critique of the thousand-years-old tradition of animal sacrifice in the famous Hindu Shakti temple to Kamakhyaa mother goddessin Assam.

But her legends, works and dreams will still live in every Assam lover’s heart forever. Goswammi had an extra-ordinary towards literature since her childhood.

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With Poet Nabakanta Barua in Delhi. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. After the gosdami death of her husband, Madhaven Raisom Ayengar, in a car accident in the Kashmir region of India, after only eighteen jamoni of marriage, she became addicted to heavy doses of sleeping tablets. Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s autobiography that was first published in Nilachal finally got a form of a book “Adhalekha Dastabez” Unfinished Autobiography in Pages Stained with Blood is a first person account of the Sikh-riots of in Delhi and The Man from Chinnamasta, is her most controversial and revolutionary novel which is a protest against the practice of animal sacrifice in the Kamakhya Temple, in Guwahati are some of the most popular novels by the author.

Voswami involvement led to the formation of the People’s Consultative Groupa peace committee. This novel was anthologised in The Masterpieces of Indian Literature and was made into a film, Adajyawhich won several national and international film-festival awards. This work is also encrusted with a post-colonial tinge in it as we see the mimicry of the colonizers among the colonised.

Since 80s decade, Mamoni Raisom Goswami has been counted as one of the great author in India. However, her mother, who was a strong-headed lady, did not do so. She championed the cause of women throughout her career. After working at the Sainik School in GoalparaAssam, she was persuaded by her teacher Upendra Chandra Lekharu to come to VrindavanUttar Pradesh, and pursue research for peace of mind.

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Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami

During her life time, she wrote 12 novels and 9 short stories along with a collection of poetry named ‘Pain and Flesh’. Repeated suicide attempts marred her youth. Bengaluru Noida Agra Patna kochi.

Goswamis’ were an affluent Vaishnavite-brahmin family, known as Goxain in Assam. This contribution is not merely material in its nature but a dream since her childhood, come true. She ,amoni of an united Assam despite of the diverisifed culture and communities. In the yearshe joined Delhi University as a lecturer.

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Subramanian June 9, Inshe was awarded with life time literary achievement award by “Kamal Kumari Foundation”. Her involvement led to the goswmi of the People’s Consultative Group, a peace committee. Their urge to live, as well as the moral dilemma that they face vis-a-vis the order of precepts of religion in this regard, are brought out with astonishing clarity and feeling in the novel. Say No to Terrorism; We are for democracy May 23, She devoted significant amount of her life into social reformation of the region.

Music Composer Gopal Das Niraj. Shortly after this, a local newspaper, Sadincarried an appeal about animal sacrifice, which resulted in quite an uproar—the editor was gheraoed and a tantrik warned me. Retrieved from ” https: Mamoni Raisom Goswami has suffered from depression since her childhood. 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 group United Liberation Front of Asom and the Government of India.

She suffered a stroke in the month of February last raiisom and was taken to New Delhi for treatment.