NAGAON, May 29: Veteran dramatist and director, Amal alias Dip Sarma of Nagaon Amulapatty is no more. At a private nursing home in Guwahati on Monday evening, he passed away. He was admitted in the hospital in a very critical condition on Sunday night. He was 78. He leaves behind his wife and two sons. MLA of Nagaon, Sadar Rupak Sara, former Chief Minister PK Mahanta, former ministers Girindra Kr Boruah and Rokibul Hussain condoled his demise. Representatives of various organizations like AASU, AJYCP, KSYP, AJJU, AAPCU, Working Journalists’ Union, Nagaon Naitya Mandir and Chandrajyoti Xangha also paid their last respects to Dip Sarma.