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Charan Narzary passes away

Kokrajhar: Former MP and academician Charan Narzary passed away on Tuesday morning at 4.30 am at a private hospital in Guwahati.

He was admitted to the hospital few months back. He was 87.

Narzary was lecturer in Kokrajhar Govt College, and MP from Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency. He was also a writer. He was also founder general secretary of the Plains Tribal Council of Assam (PTCA).

Born on 28th May,1933 at Hatimata in Kokrajhar, Narzary was regarded as prominent political leader among tribals of the state.

Several organisation, party leaders including BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary, Assam Social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma, Bodo Sahitya Sabha, All Bodo Students Union,Tribal Sangha have offered condolence on Narzary demise.

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