Mahim Bora, Indian writer, Died at 92


Mahim Bora was born on July 6, 1924, in Ghopatsedharu and died on August 5, 2016.

He was an Indian writer and educationist from Assam.

He was elected as a president of the Assam Sahitya Sabha held in 1989 at Doomdooma.

Bora was awarded with the most notably with the Padma Shri in 2011, the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2001 and the Assam Valley Literary Award in 1998.

However, Assam Sahitya Sabha conferred its highest honorary title Sahityacharyya on him in 2007.

His chief anthology of poems was Rangajiya(The Red Dragon-fly, 1978).

During his short stories, Bora was an observer of folk and rural situations.

Bora was a regular contributor of short stories to various periodicals.

Mahim Bora passed away at 92 years old.