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Shilabhadra ailing

Noted litterateur Rebato Mohan Dutta Chaudhory, popularly known as Shilabhadra, is ailing. His health condition deteriorated on Thursday morning and he was rushed to the Down Town Hospital for treatment. Mr Chaudhory is a retired professor with the Assam Engineering College, Jorhat.
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