Dr. Dilip Datta (80 years), Professor of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island passed away between 2:30-4:00 am New York time on 26th September 2019 at his Rhode Island residence in USA.
Prof. Dilip Datta was a noted author and had authored many books, novels, etc, including -
1. Bhupen Hazarikar Geet aru Jibon Rath,
2. Phali Lua Biranji
3. Mur Sikkha aru Mur Sikhhak
4. Miss Gauhati (Novel)
5. Mone mur koina bisare, which was converted into a movie, including many books on Mathematics.
Dr. Datta was very close to Late Shri. Bhupen Hazarika.
He was also ex-President of Asomiya Sahitya Sabha and was running a School at his place of birth at Jorhat.
Dr. Dilip Datta was the son of Late Phanidhar Datta, first Registrar of Gauhati Unviersity and Late Ratneswari Dutta.
He has left behind his wife Smt. Ranima Dutta, son Darik Dutta, daughter Manashi Dutta, son-in-law Uday Mudoi and grand-daughter Ruhi, among many relatives and well wishers.