Guwahati: Eminent educationist and administrator of Assam, Tabu Ram Taid breathes his last on Saturday morning at Apolo Hospital in Guwahati. Taid was long been suffering from ageing illness.
Former Chairman of Board of Secondary Education (SEBA) and the Director of SCERT, Secondary Education, Higher Education, Tabu Ram Taid was a reknown name in the educational society of Assam. State Finance Minister Dr.Himanta Biswa Sarma has expressed his deep condolence on the sudden demise of the most popular and loved veteran educationist of the state.
Dr. Sarma expressed his grief through his twitter post in the following words:
অসমৰ সু-সন্তান, বিশিষ্ট শিক্ষাবিদ, ভাষাবিদ, লেখক টাবুৰাম টাইদৰ বিয়োগত গভীৰ শোক প্ৰকাশ কৰিছোঁ।ভাষা সংস্কৃতি তথা জাতীয় জীৱনলৈ তেখেতৰ অনবদ্য অৱদান কৰ্মপ্ৰেৰণাৰ আদৰ্শ হৈ চিৰস্মৰণীয় হৈ ৰ'ব।তেখেতৰ আত্মাৰ সদ্গতি কামনা কৰাৰ লগতে শোকস্তব্ধ পৰিয়ালবৰ্গলৈ গভীৰ সমবেদনা জ্ঞাপন কৰিছোঁ। pic.twitter.com/4K4clA4tqe
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 17, 2019
As the state minister says, Taid was a flag bearer of Assamese language and culture who had been a school teacher followed by joining Cotton College as a lecturer in the Department of English.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal too was grief-stricken at the demise of the veteran linguists. CM expresses his condolence in a tweet which reads:
My condolences on the demise of educationist and linguist Tabu Ram Taid. His works towards enriching the Assamese language and empowering the Mising community are invaluable. May his departed soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/VHscYwu61g
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) August 17, 2019
Born on August 1, 1942, in North Lakhimpur district of Assam, Taid passed away at an age of 77 years.