|Born||7 December 1932
Dhakuakhana, Assam, India
|Occupation||Author, Journalist, Poet, Editor.|
|Notable works||Pita-Putra (novel)|
Homen Borgohain (Assamese: হোমেন বৰগোহাঞি) is an Assamese writer and journalist. He is currently working as the chief-editor of Assamese daily newspaper Amar Asom. He was awarded the 1978 Sahitya Akademi Award in Assamese language for his novel Pita Putra. Borgohain also wrote several novels, short stories and poetry. He was also the President of Assam Sahitya Sabha.
In spite of having rural roots, Borgohain's work shows a deep understanding about urban complexities. In the early phase of his life Borgohain led an almost bohemian existence and the reflection of that particular life can be visualized in many of his early stories. Borgohain first edited an Assamese weekly newspaper Nilachal and later he edited the weekly Nagarik. Afterwards, he served as a senior staff member of Bangali daily newspaper Ajkal. Borgohain's editorial articles in Nilachal and Nagarik are edited by Dr. R. Sabhapandit and published in two volumes in Assamese.
Born in a small village in Dhakuakhana, Lakhimpur, Borgohain came to Guwahati after completing matriculation and joined Cotton College for higher studies. He married Nirupama Tamuli, famous in Assam as Nirupama Borgohain : one of the most popular writers of her generation and an exponent of early feminist writings in Assam. The writer couple wrote a novel called Puwar Purobi Sandhyar Bibhash, which is the first and perhaps the only joint-novel written in Assamese.
- Saudor Puteke Nau Meli Jay
- Halodhiya Soraye Baudhan Khai
- Pita Putra
- Timir Tirtha
- Edinar Diary
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