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Debo Prasad Barooah passes away

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Jan 28: Noted academician, litterateur and flag bearer of the regionalism movement in Assam, Debo Prasad Barooah (82) breathed his last at the city’s International Hospital on Monday. He was admitted to the International Hospital on January 24 for old–age related ailments. Barooah leaves behind his wife, a son and host of other relatives and well wishers.  

He was born in Golaghat in 1930.

During the Assam movement, he served as spokesperson with the publicity team of AASU–AAGSP from 1980 onwards. He spoke on the Assam movement at national and international press conferences outside the State. Barooah was also the member of the UGC’s Standing Committee on Human Rights.   

Later in the evening, Barooah’s body was taken to his Kharguli residence here where many people paid their condolence to the departed soul. Floral tribute was paid to the departed academician at his residence by the officials from the Chief Minister’s office.

Assam Governor JB Patnaik and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi also expressed their deep condolence at the demise of Dr Barooah. In their condolence messages, they said that Assam has lost a great educationist, academician, litterateur and a social worker.

All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) general secretary Tapan Kumar Gogoi, in his condolence message, said, “Debo Prasad Barooah was the flag bearer of the regionalism movement in the State. He always spoke in the time of crisis. Assam has lost one of its great sons.”

AGP president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, BJP State president Sarbananda Sonowal, APCC president Bhubaneswar Kalita, ULFA (pro–talk) faction chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa expressed their heartfelt condolence at the demise of Dr Barooah.

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