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Assam agitation leader passes away

  • File photo: Girish Chandra Bhattacharjya
    File photo: Girish Chandra Bhattacharjya

Former AASU activist and a torchbearer of Assam Movement Girish Chandra Bhattacharjya died of cardiac arrest on Thursday. Hw was  59. The end came at his residence at Borjolah village of Tangla in the evening. 

His sudden demise has casted a pall of gloom in the entire area of Tsngla where he was Tangla unit President and Vice-President in the period of 1982-1985 and 1985-86 respectively. 

 

He also served as Organizing secretary of central committee AASU 1987-89. He was instrumental in strengthning the roots of the student body during his tenure.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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