Veteran Assamese litterateur and winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, Atulananda Goswami, has passed away. He was 87. Goswami was known as a short story writer, a litterateur and a novelist par excellence. He was awarded the Sahitya Academy award in 2006, for his novel ‘Seneh Jorir Ganthi’ in 2006.
Some of his other notable works include ‘Namgharia’ ‘Hamdoi Pulor Jon’, ‘Rajpaat’, ‘Polatok’ and ‘Ashray’. He had translated many English, Bengali and Odia works into Assamese, and also Assamese texts into English.