GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled
the demise of eminent dance historian, scholar and a recipient of Sri Sri
Madhavdeb Award Dr. Sunil Kothari.
In a statement, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "I am deeply saddened to learn about the demise of noted scholar and dance historian Dr. Sunil Kothari. A lifelong researcher, Dr. Kothari extensively worked for promotion of Xattriya culture. The State Government in recognition to his contribution conferred upon him the prestigious Sri Sri Madhavdeb award. His death is an irreparable loss to the society".
The Chief Minister also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family, a press release said.