Renowned Assamese writer Atulananda Goswami is no more

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Atulananda Goswami

Sahitya Akademi Award-winning writer Atulananda Goswami, known for his novels and short stories, died at a hospital in Guwahati on 27 July 2022, family sources said. He was 87. Goswami was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences.

Here’s what the Prime Minister tweeted;

“Saddened by the passing away of noted writer Shri Atulananda Goswami Ji. His works received great acclaim and are admired for their diversity and sensitivity. He made great efforts to popularise Assamese literature in English. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”

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