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Veteran author passes away

Veteran author and educationist Jiban Krishna Patra passed away leaving a pall of gloom in the entire Barpeta district on Tuesday. The end came in the morning at a local hospital where he was undergoing treatment.

He was 80. Patra, who came to Assam in the Sixtieth authored many books when he was working as a professor of a college.

Various parties, organizations and individuals have condoled the death of the veteran author and paid their last respect to Patra.

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JINTUL TALUKDAR FROM BAJALI, Barpeta

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