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Botanist Dr Biren Brahma no more

Kokrajhar: Botanist, Academician and retired prof of Kokrajhar Government College Dr. Biren Brahma expired today after a prolong illness at Lower Assam Hospital in Bongaigaon. A diabetes patient, Br Brahma was admitted to the hospital three days back.

He was in his 73 and leaves behind his wife, a daughter, and host of well wishers.

He retired as Prof of Kokrajhar Government College in 2005 and continue working as Academician in his various capacity. He was among the founder of Kokrajhar Science College. He also contributed as guest faculty of Bodoland university in the department of Botany. As academician,researcher and botanist his contribution to society is immense. He was the Pioneer in ethnobotanical research of Boro tribal medicinal system. 

Brahma was also a gifted singer and has audio cassettes to his credit.

His body was first taken to Bodoland university and later to Kokrajhar Government College. His last rite was performed later in the afternoon.

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