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Tributes paid to Pankaj Sharma

Floral tributes were paid by the members of Guwahati Press Club to Pankaj Sharma, an upcoming photo journalist of 'Dainik Batori Kakot', an Assamese Daily from Guwahati, who died of Jaundice in a city hospital on 26 th September 2008.

He was 31 years old. Cremation was done today at the Navagraha cremation ground in the city.

All Assam Photo Journalists Association and other media organisations have expressed their deep shock over untimemely demise of Sharma and prayed for peace in his heavenly abode.

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