GUWAHATI: Kripal Das, former administrative officer, breathed his last on December 27 at Apollo Hospitals, Guwahati. He was 84. Born on 1 April 1934, at Barpeta, Das started his career as an ACS officer in Karimganj and worked in various places in Assam as an Administrative officer in different capacities. He was known for his impeccable integrity, discipline and his ever encompassing vast knowledge about daily soliloquies. Kripal Das retired as the Deputy Commissioner (DC), Goalpara.
His retired life in Sundarpur mirrored his essence of an efficient officer into an ideal citizen who was an active participant in every societal event which includes Sundarpur Naamghar, Sundarpur Shiva Mandir, Boramarket Durga Puja Committee, Bujarbaruah Sundarpur Children's Park and various other organizations. Kripal Das is succeeded by his beloved wife, four sons, a daughter, grandchildren and a host of relatives.
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