Renowned Assam novelist Tulika Saikia breathed her last at 3 am on Monday.
The writer who has been suffering from kidney ailment for a long time has unfortunately succumbed to her illness and left for heavenly abode.
Tulika has richly contributed to the world of Assamese literature by authoring a number of books.
However, many of her literary works are still left unpublished.
Born in 1977, Tulika worked as a teacher at Kushal Konwar Balya Bhawan.
The renowned writer is survived by husband Tanuj Tamuli and her daughter.
The writer’s untimely death will go down as a great loss to the literature community of Assam.