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Noted academician Karendra Nath Brahma passes away

Kokrajhar: Noted academician, former principal of Debargaon HS School, Policy Making Body (PMB) member of Bodoand People’s Front( BPF) party Karendra Nath Brahma passed away on Wednesday at a private hospital in Guwahati after prolong illness.

Brahma was admitted at the hospital in Guwahati on critical condition on September  26 following critical illness and continue to remain in ICU till his death.

 He was first taken to a private nursing home at Kokrajhar town on September 24, but referred to Guwahati after he was detected urinary problem and kidney trouble.

Brahma, breathed his last on Wednesday at around 12.30 pm at Apollo Hospital in Guwahati due to prolong health deteriorate.He was 76. He leaves three daughters behind his wife.

He is widely known to people in the region and has respectable figure in the society and was associated with many social organisations.

Brahma was a noted intellectual, founder president of All Bodo Employee's Federation(ABEF), first chairnan of Central Selection Board(CSB), BTC, founder and Policy Making Body (PMB) member of BPF party and existing chairperson of Assam Wholesale Cooerative Society, Kokrajhar.

BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary expressed his deep condolence over his death and prayed for eternal peace. He said that BTAD region lost a great leader with his death.

Various organisation and political parties,apart from BPF party,ABWWF,ABEF,Goria Moria Desi Jatiya Parishad have extended deep condolence and mourned over his demise.

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