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How Did Nilmani Phookan Die? Jnanpith Awardee Passes Away At 90 Biography Explored

It is very sad to share that Nilmani Phookan passed away at the age of 89. He was most popular as an Indian poet in the Assamese language and scholar and now his death is shocking news to his family and loved ones. He was awarded by Jnanpith and he was an eminent Assamese litterateur. There are so many people who share their condolences with his family and express their sorrow for his death. Here in this article, we will know the cause of his death and discuss other information about him.

How Nilmani Phookan Die Jnanpith Awardee Dies At 90 Biography Explored

He passed away on Thursday January 19, 2023 and breathed his last in hospital. He was facing respiratory issues on Wednesday then was immediately taken to a local hospital and later transferred to Gauhati Medical College Hospital. The confirmed cause of his death is not yet disclosed but it appears that his long old age is the cause of his death but nothing can be said before any official announcement about the cause of his death. There is not much information regarding the cause of his death and we will update our article after we get information about the cause of his death.

How did Nilmani Phookan die?

He was born in Dergaon, Assam Province, British India which is now India on September 10, 1933. He was a great poet and his poems were too loved by people. He completed his education and received his master’s degree in history in 1961 from Gauhati University. He received several awards such as Sahitya Akademi award in 1981 in Assamese for collection of his poetry, Padma Shri in 1990 by Indian government, and many more in his lifetime. He was best known for his symbolism across the world, he began his career as a poet in the early 1950s by writing poetry.

He is survived by his wife and children including two sons and a daughter. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assa, also expresses his sadness for his death and several ministers and celebrities also share their grief for him. Many people are sharing their thoughts with his family at this painful time through social media. He has always been remembered as a great poet and his relatives still regret his absence. Stay tuned with socialtelecast.com to read more articles related to the latest daily world news.

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