Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses sorrow over the demises of two journalists in the last few days and urged the government to sanction financial assistances to the bereaved families. The city based journalist Dharani Kalita, who used to work for The Assam Tribune expired on Friday night at his Jotia residence. Retired in 2005, Kalita died at the age of 74 after a brief illness. A former office bearer of Guwahati Press Club, Kalita left behind his wife, two sons & a daughter with a host of relatives.
On the other hand, a young photo journalist of UB Photos died of a heart-attack on 5 February 2018. Based in the city Pranab Kalita was reportedly suffering from hypertension for some months. Recently married Pranab, 35, left behind his wife, a minor baby with other relatives.
This year the Nagaon enthusiastic 'Bihu' lovers are having something precisely to worry much beyond chilliness woes gathering surrounding Nagaon city. The common man is having tough time ahead just on the eve of Bihu purchasing as price of almost all the commodities including vegetables and fruits widely used on Bihu is much higher than preceeding year-2010.
The election year is really giving pain to common Bihu lovers at the cost of happiness coming at big price with no surprise.