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    Noted Assamese Litterateur Malinee Goswami Appointed As VC Of Assam Women’s University

    Dr Goswami is currently the Head of the Department of Assamese in Gauhati University

    The Government of Assam on September 12th, 2019 has appointed the noted Assamese litterateur and critic Dr Malinee Goswami as the Vice-Chancellor of the Assam Women’s University, Jorhat. Dr Goswami is currently the Head of the Department of Assamese in the Gauhati University.

    Goswami received the Pandit Tirthanath Sarma-Nirmala Devi Memorial Award in 2017, Pushadevi Jalan Literary Award in 2016 for her book Sanskritayan and Sahitya Akademi Translation Award in 2008.

    Krishna Kanta Handiqui:Life And Works (2018), Sanskritayan (2015), Chinta-Prapancha (2014), Lakshya Aru Sadhana (2014), Anundoram Borooah (2014), Chandrakanta Abhidhan (chief editor) (2013), Nidanam: A History of Medicine of Assam (ed jointly) (2012), A Catalogue of Manuscripts of Assam, (ed. and authored a critical introduction) Anundoram Borooah Institute of Language Art and Culture (2012), Tirukural (Translation) (2012) and Tirthanath Sharma Racanawali, Vol I & II, (ed) with a Critical Introduction (2010) are some of her remarkable works.

    Earlier, Goswami worked as a lecturer in Sanskrit in Rangia College from 1981 to 1985 followed by a lecturer in the department of Assamese in Gauhati University during the period of 1985-1993, Reader in Department of Assamese in Gauhati University from 1993 to 2001.

    Photo: Nipom Kumar Kalita


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