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Dr. Karuna Sagar Das passes away

Another sad news for the greater Assamese society. Prominent Assamese NRI and literateur Dr. Karuna Sagar Das is no more. He passed away Wednessday morning, Dr. Das's family members informed. The editor of celebrated bi-lingual yearly magazine ' Luit to Thames' edited by Dr. Das has been trying to bulid a bridge between NRI Assamese people with their roots. Born in Hajo, Karmrup Dr. Das leaves behind his wife and two daughters, and innumerable well-wishers. The Sagar was the title given to him by Bharatratna Dr. Bhupen Hazarika. A great fan of Dr. Hazarika, Dr. Das lived in the UK for more than 40 years. He was a gynecologist. A biography of him namely “ Ananya Vyatikram” was published a few years ago. 

Informing his demise Dr. Das's brother-in-law Bibekananda Das said in a facebook post, “ Very sad to inform you all that my only brother-in-law Dr Karuna Sagar Das reputed gynaecologist of yesteryears/rtd GP of UK /Chief Trustee/Chief Editor S Luit to Thames expired today at 520 am GBT Pl pray for the departed soul.” 

His demise was also condoled by many.

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