Retired professor in the department of Mathematics in Biswanath College, former president of undivided Sonitpur District BJP President and eminent social worker Binandi Kalita passed away on Tuesday night at his residence at Kochgaon after prolonged illness. He was 82. Born in 1937, late Kalita had started his carrier in Chariali High School as an assistant teacher in 1959. He completed his Master Degree from Gauhati University in 1965 before joining Biswanath College in 1970 from which he took retirement in 1998.
Kalita played a vital role in establishing a good number educational institutions here including Chariali Adarsha Vidyapeeth, Biswanath B Ed College, Shankerdev Shishu Niketan, Biswanath Law College etc. He had also furnished the posts of Pabhoi Cooperative Society and erstwhile Biswanath Chariali Town Committee. He leaves behind his wife, a son, a daughter and a host of relatives. Late Kalita was associated with several social organizations of the locality. His death was widely mourned.