Jayanta Bhuyan GUWAHATI, Oct 6 – Jayanta Bhuyan (Baba), additional director general, Confederation of Indian Industries, (Brand India Equity), New Delhi, passed away at Max Devki Devi Hospital, Saket, New Delhi today following major complications after he was operated upon for a by-pass heart surgery. He was 58. Son of late Bhabani Kumar Bhuyan, former chief secretary, Government of Assam and grandson of late Dr Surya Kumar Bhuyan, eminent scholar, he was a brilliant and uprising executive. He is survived by his wife Romola. His body is scheduled to reach Guwahati by the Jet Airways flight 9W 607 on the evening of October 7 and will remain at the Bhuyan family home at Ambari. The cremation is scheduled at Nabagraha on October 8.
Sachiprava Barua GUWAHATI, Oct 6 – Sachiprava Barua of Lachit Nagar here died at her residence today morning following old-age ailment. She was 85. Among the earliest residents of greater Lachit Nagar area, the popular social worker was actively associated with Pragati Samaj Namghar. She leaves behind two sons and four daughters.
Bijlee Hazarika GUWAHATI, Oct 6 – Bijlee Hazarika, a resident of Bamunimaidam here died on October 5 at a private nursing home at the age of 83. A popular lady of the locality, she was associated with several social developmental activities. She leaves behind two sons and two daughters, besides a host of relatives.
Dhirendra Nath Kalita CORRESPONDENT PATHSALA, Oct 6 – Dhirendra Nath Kalita, a retired teacher of Pathsala Nagar Prathamik Vidyalay, Krishna Nagar died on September 30 at the GMC Hospital. He was 70. A religious person, Kalita was closely connected with the establishment of Bajali Govinda Bhawan Geetasatra of Mahapurush Krishnananda Dev. He is survived by two sons and two married daughters.
Kusum Goswami CORRESPONDENT DERGAON, Oct 6 – Kusum Goswami, a resident of Dergaon ward No. 9 died on Ocober 3 at her residence due to old age ailments. She was 87. Being a socially active lady, she was associated with several social organisations like Bapuji Mandir, Mahila Samiti etc. She is survived by three sons including Atul Goswami, the former president of Dergaon town committee as well as a noted social worker, and three daughters.
Ramesh Ch Sarma CORRESPONDENT RANGIYA, Oct 6 – Noted educationist, social worker and teacher, Ramesh Ch Sarma (72), a resident of Dwipti Nagar, Rangiya, died at Apollo Hospital in Chennai on October 5 last. He started his teaching career as an assistant teacher of Tamulpur High School and later joined Kacharimahal High School, Madhukuchi near here and became its founder headmaster. He was closely associated with many social and religious organisations of the locality. He leaves behind his wife, one son, three daughters and a host of relatives and wellwishers.