Mamoni Raysom Goswami or Indira Goswami has been suffering from pneumonia with several complications and was admitted on 12th Feb 2011 night at Guwahati Medical College. She has been in ICU ( Intensive Care Unit) since and she was put on ventilation since 13th Feb 2011.
Mamoni Raisom was born 14 November 1942 who won highest literally award in India, Jnanpith Award in the year 2000 for her contribution to Assamese literature. She was professor of in Delhi University. She has refused Padmashri award with a principled stand that having won Jnanpith, she is unable to accept fourth highest award.
Recently, she was in news for her role as mediator between Government of India and banned insurgency organisation ULFA ( United Liberation Front of Assam).
She has won many literally award which includes Sahitya Academy award, Kamal Kumari Foundation National Award, Principal Prince Claus Award to name a few.
She is being attended by several senior doctors from various department in Guwahati Medical College ( GMC) and under constant observation. Dr MM Deka, Principal and Chief Superintendent of Gauhati Medical College Hospital said Dr Goswami’s condition is still critical, as she is suffering from acute respiratory problems and septicemia. He added that she has been treated under the established protocol of the ICU, and doctors are hopeful that she would make a slow and steady recovery.