Guwahati, April 1: The contributions of Dr. Indira Goswami, who was more popular as Mamoni Raisom Goswami and Chandra Prasad Saikia were unique in Assamese literary community, said Dr. Parag Kumar Bhattacharya, president of Kamrup District Mahagar Sahitya Sabha while chairing the tiol Semir on Fictions of Dr. Indira Goswami and C P Saikia at Guwahati yesterday. Dr. Goswami’s humanistic approach and portrait of living characters were unparalleled, he further commented. Participating as guest of honour Dr. Prafulla Kumar th, Professor of Assamese in Gauhati University, said that the range of subjects and aspirations dealt by both the fiction writers were superb and comparable to any of tiol writers like Rabindrath Tagore, Bangkim Chandra, Bhisham Sahani, Amrita Pritam etc. The impact of freedom movement was highly sensible in the writings of Chandra Prasad Saikia while Mamoni Raisom portrayed lives of labourers prominently, Dr. th said. The tiol Semir, organised by the socio-cultural & educatiol organization Asia Foundation in collaboration with literary magazine Swarlipi, was presided over by Hridayanda Gogoi, editor of Swarlipi and attended by several professors and college teachers from different parts including Dr. Prasant Bora, Dr. Raghuth Kagyung, Dr. Dipashikha Das, Madhab Chandra Barua, Surabhi Madhuri Gogoi, Padma Kumari Gogoi, Junu Phukan, Panchan Hazarika, Junmai Saikia etc. Eminent jourlist Padma Pator also spoke on the occasion and emphasized on contributions of the great icons of Assam.
tiol semir held on fictions of Dr. Indira Goswami