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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Dr Goswami received numerous awards in her lifetime for her literary contributions. Retrieved 29 November Fortunately, the same year, she got a job offer of teaching from Sainik School in Goalpara.

Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami, the Jnanpith winner bids adieu – Geetima Baruah Sarma, Assam

Goswamis’ were an affluent Vaishnavite-brahmin family, known as Goxain in Assam. Retrieved from ” https: She said in an interview, “When the novel was serialized in a popular magazine, I was threatened with dire consequences. He invited her to write an autobiography of her in his weekly newspaper, ‘Nilachal’.

Mamoni Raisom Goswami is no more with us today.

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His limitless love for her had completely wiped out the anguish and tumult in her mind that beleaguered her so much during her early years that she had even attempted to kill herself.

Goswami’s writings focused on the suffering of the disadvantaged section of society. She was laid to rest with full state goewami and her last rites were performed with Vedic rituals. Her sufferings and struggles in life are conveyed in her book An Unfinished Autobiography written in the style of a novel.

It is a valuable work and pioneer in depicting the miserable and exploited lives of widows in Brindavan. She was awarded the International Tulsi Award by Florida University for her incomparable scholarly work in the field of Ramayani Studies.


It opens her life to her readers, the curves in time, the ups and dowsn of her emotions. Since 80s decade, Mamoni Raisom Goswami has been counted as one of the great author in India.

Goswamo autobiogrpahy rsisom Dastabez” published in series in Nilachal from in her pen-name ‘Mamoni Raisom Goswami’. Inshe was awarded as “Ambassador of Peace” by Korean federation of peace.

Indira Goswami 14 November — 29 Novemberknown by her pen name Mamoni Raisom Goswami and popularly as Mamoni Baideo[3] is an Assamese editor, goswaji, professor, scholar and writer.

Glistening Metal — K. But it didn’t last long as it fell victim to wrath of many readers who found objections in an autobiography written by just a 26 year old. Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami is a distinguished name in the world of literature. The Jnanpith winner was bid farewell by thousands of mourners at the crematorium. She battled with intense depression, spending her nights with sleeping tablets, handfuls of which she swallowed in two attempts to end her life. She claims that she wrote just to live and that otherwise it gpswami not have been possible for her to go on living.

But the rest, as they say, is history and Chinnamastar Manuhto went on to become a runaway bestseller!

The Days of Mamoni Raisom Goswami

Her experiences in Kashmir and Madhya PradeshIndian states where her husband had worked as gowsami engineer, were used in her novels Ahiron and The Chehnab’s Currentrespectively. Madhevan Raisom met with an unfortunate accident in while they were in Kashmir which took away his life. This contribution is not merely material in its nature but a dream since her childhood, come true.

She brought out various intense issues of the Indian society and gave a new dimesion to the Assamese literature. Tribute to Mamoni baidew.

She was considered the major force for peace talk initiative between the militancy ULFA of the region with government. In February ofwhen Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s health deteriorated, she planned well to utilize her wealth and time to social services. During her university days, she met with an handsome and young Engineer from Mysore, Madhevan Raisom Iyengar, who came to Assam to work on the construction of the Saraighat Bridge in river Brahmaputra.


She donated her eyes, so that her vision can be of help to someone needy even after-life. At this point she went back to writing.

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Inshe was awarded with life time literary achievement award by “Kamal Kumari Foundation”. In she was awarded with “Padmashri” by Indian Government, but she refused to accept the same.

She was invited to all international discussions on Ramayana studies, in Spain and various raisoom in south Asia. She got a new life with a new name which brought fame and respect though out rest of her life. 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.

Goswami had witnessed the riots while staying in the Shakti Nagar area of Delhi. Her first collection of stories Chinaki Morom was published when she was thirteen years of age.

But her life was meant to finish risom more tasks than that, thats why probably she survived both the occassions. This may be taken as her way of dealing with the nature of contemporary politics in Assam marked by ethnic confrontation, besides the larger politics of the militant secessionism.

She is probably the assamese author whose work has been translated into english and other national language in the highest quanity and equally applauded across countries.