Eminent writer from Assam – Lakhminandan Bora is no more. 

Lakhminandan Bora passed away at the age of 88 on Thursday. 

Lakhminandan Bora died reportedly due to COVID-19. 

Lakhminandan Bora was an Assamese novelist and short story writer. 

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Bora authored 60 books including award winning novels – Patal Bhairavi and Kayakalpa. 

Lakhminandan Bora was honoured with the Padma Shri Award in 2015. 

He was also a recipient of the Sahitya Academy Award and Saraswati Samman. 

Lakshmi Nandan Bora was born on June 15, 1932 at Hatichung of Kudijah village in Nagaon district. 

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He had also served as the president of Assam Sahitya Sabha from 1996 to 1997.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has informed that the last rites of lakhminandan Bora would be done with full State honours. 

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