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Woman dies at 101

A 101-year-old woman died in Kokrajhar leaving behind a pall of gloom in the entire district on Tuesday.

She was none other than Saoni Basumatary, popularly known as Durmao who breathed her last in the morning at her own residence in Kanthalguri village in the district.

Her family members told Assam Times that the end came at 8-30 in the morning because of her brief ailment.

Beside being a village headwoman and she was associated with a number of social activities. Even on April 24 she exercised her franchise at Bechimari polling centre in Kokrajhar.

People of all walks of life condoled her death and prayed for eternal peace of her departed soul.

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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