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Gloom in Namrup as Tai expert dead

Namrup: A pall of gloom descends in Namrup following the sudden demise of Tai expert and historian Kamaleswar Gogoi on Thursday.
He is 77 and passed away at a private hospital in Dibrugarh at 8.20 in the evening where he was admitted when he complained of breathing difficulty.

  Born and brought up in Namrup Nagamati, Gogoi joined  BVFCL in 1963 as an administration officer and stayed till retirement in 1994.
He travelled abroad for conducting research on Tai language, literature and culture. As a result, he authored a few book on the subject.

 As soon as the sad news spread like wild fire, people of all walks of life thronged his residence and paid him the last respect. Namrup Tai Kristi Kendra , AGP Namrup Regional Committee , AGP Yuba Parishad Namrup Regional Committee President Papu Bhuyan ,  Namrup BVFCL (Brahmaputra Fertilizer Corporation Limited) Swarmik  Union Namrup , Samanaya Mahila Samithi , Human Rights and Antico-oruption Forum Namrup ,Samalaya Kobi Chakra Namrup ,  BJP state executive Ranjit Baruah ,  Namrup Press and Society deeply condoled the death and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.

He is survived by his wife ,  married son ,  three daughters  grand son and grand daughter.


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Journalist based in Namrup, Assam.

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