Assamese novelist and short story writer Purabi Bormudoi breathed her last after a prolonged illness on July 15.
Bormudoi, was the former professor at Dibrugarh University. She was conferred with the prestigious Sahitya Akademi in 2007 for her novel Santanukulanandan. She was also conferred with Prabina Saikia Award in 2006 and Assam Valley Literary Award in 2007.
The author’s last rites to be performed at the Navagraha Crematorium today, July 15.