MAHIM BORA: BIO-DATA

Mahim Bora
Padmashree, Sahityacharya, Ex-President, Asom Sahitya Sabha
Amolapatty, Pratap Sarmah Road, Nagaon (Assam), PIN-782001
Phone: 03672-235679
E-mail: bora1924@rediffmail.com

BIO-DATA

Date of Birth: 6th July, 1924
Father: Late Gajendra Nath Bora & Mother: Late Chandrakanti Bora 
Birth Place: Ghope Sadharu T.E., Dist: Sonitpur (Assam)
Home Village: Ramtamuli Chuk, Hatbar, P.O. Jakhalabandha, Dist. Nagaon (Assam)
Permanent Address:  Pratap Sarma Road, Amolapatty, Nagaon, (Assam)
Education: Primary Hatbar L.P. School, Hatbar M.E. Kuwarital Combined M.V. School. Matriculation Kaliabar Govt, Aided High School.  Intermediate Nagaon College, Nagaon (Assam) in 1946 B.A. Cotton College, Guwahati  (Assam) M.A. Gauhati University, Guwahati (Assam)
Service: As a teacher (a) Kaliabar H.E.School, Nagaon & (b) Kamrup Academy, Guwahati
Assistant Editor:  'Rangghar' Children Magazine (now defunct), Conductor: Gaonlia Raijaloi, AIR, Guwahati
As a Lecturer:  J.B.College, Jorhat (Assam), Nowgong College, Nagaon (Head of theDeptt. Assamese from 1954-1987) Founder lecturer:   A.D.P. College, Nagaon, Girls' College, Nagaon
Social Activities: (i) One of the founder teacher of Kaliabar Girls' H.E School, Hatbar, Nagaon 1944, (ii) the founder associate, ‘Kanak Lata Library (now defunct), (iii) the founder member of ‘Arun Sewa Samity’ and (iv) Founder Menber, Natya Sangha
Chief Editor: Literary Magazine ‘Arunachal’ (only one issue)
President: Nowgong District Sahitya Sabha , President, Asom Sahitya Sabha in  1989-90, & President: Kavi Sanmilan, Asom Sahitya Sabha 1978  
Member: Advisory Board for Assamese Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi 
Awards: (i) Assam Publication Board Award, Govt. of Assam, (1980) for Rati Phula Phul, (ii) Saganlal Jain Award (1996) for Galpa Samagra, (iii) Assam Valley Literary Award  (1998) for Sampurna Rashanawali, (iv) Sahitya Akademi Award (2001) for Edhani Mahir Hanhi, v) Sahityacharya honour in 2008 and vi) Padmashree Honour in 2011 
Publications: Short-Story collection- Kathanibari Ghat (1961),  Deha Garaka Prem (1967), Moi Pipali Aru Puja (1967),  Bahubhuji Tribhuj (1967) ,  Akhan Nadir Mrityu (1972),   Rati Phula Phul (1977), Borjatri (1980),  Mor Priya Galpa (1987) and Collection of Essays-  Chinta Bichitra (1989), Sahitya Bichitra (1989), 
Novels:  Herua Digantar Maya (1972),  Edhani Mahir Hanhi (2001),  Banduli Phular Rang (2007) and Putala Ghar (1973)
Children literatures:  Batris Putalar Sadhu (1976) and Tezimala Aru Cindarela (2007)
Translations: Raja Rammohan Ray
Edited Book: Sankardevar Nat (1989)
Poetry Collections etc: Ranga Jia (1978), Jonamanir hanhi;  Radio Plays : Laru Gopalar Prem, Laru Gopalar Bibah, Laru Gopalar Ghar-Sansar, Padum Kunwari (1951), Nirmal Bhakat (1951), Pansha Sar, Garakhia Bhim (1951), Tinir Tini Gal, Batar Akosh Bagari Edited by T. Goswami,  Memoir 'Pakhi Loga Din' edited by G.C. Das, Pabandha Bisitra Edited by G.C.Das.

SOME IMPORTANT IMAGES OF SHRI MAHIM BORA
Photo credit: Girish Ch. Das

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