GUWAHATI, Nov 18 – Condolences over the death of Tulsi Govinda Baruah, chairman of the Assam Tribune Group of Newspapers, continued to pour in from different corners of the State for the second day today. Our Correspondents add:
RAHA: The death of TG Baruah, chairman of the Assam Tribune Group of Newspapers, was widely mourned by various organisations at Raha.
The Raha Press Club, AASU, All Tiwa Students’ Union (ATSU), and AJYCP, Raha unit, expressed their grief over the demise of Baruah death. In a statement, Prahlad Masrang, president, ATSU, said that TG Baruah’s death is a great loss not only for Assam but for the entire region as he gave journalism a new height in the region.
Hiranya Narayan Bora, retired principal, Raha HS School and a social activist said, “I am deeply shocked at the death of TG Baruah as I knew him well personally for a long time. If TG Baruah and the Assam Tribune had not been there, Assam would never have seen the standard of journalism. The role of TG Baruah is not limited only in the field of journalism but also in the field of culture, literature and socio-economic spheres.”
Jatindra Paroi , retired head of the Geography department, Raha College also mourned TG Baruah’s death. He said told this correspondent that TG Baruah maintained the trend of impartial journalism in the State through the Assam Tribune after late RG Baruah. The conscious residents of the town were also of the same view and deeply mourned Barua’s death.
Mirza: South Kamrup Press Club expressed sorrow over the sudden demise of TG Baruah yesterday.
A press release issued by Mobaraque Hussain, executive president of South Kamrup Press Club, said that the death of the noted journalist, social worker and administrator and also chairman of the Assam Tribune Group of Newspapers is a great loss to the people of Assam and prayed for eternal peace of departed soul of the great son of Assam.
“We condole the death of TG Baruah and express our sympathy and grief to the family of TG Baruah. Under the leadership of TG Baruah, the Assam Tribune Group of Newspapers has guided the journalists of the North-east region in reporting and publishing unbiased, authentic and fact-based news reports for shaping Assam as a peaceful and progressive State,” the release added.
SUALKUCHI: The death of Tulsi Govinda Baruah, chairman, Assam Tribune Group of Newspapers, was mourned by Sualkuchi Press Club.
In a meeting chaired by Jogendra Bharali, president, Press Club, the first newspaper agent of the village, Narayan Das, expressed sorrow over the death of TG Baruah. Kanaklata Das, veteran artiste, Madhuran Kalita, principal, Sualkuchi Hindi Vidyapith, and Homeswar Baishya, retd vice-principal, Damdoma HSS, also expressed grief at the demise of TG Baruah.
Assam Provincialised Retired High School Teachers and Employees’ Association also mourned the death of TG Baruah.