From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, May7: The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) has condoled the demise of Donsmaidi Thaosen, wife of Soram Thaosen, founder secretary of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) who passed away on Thursday at her residence at Haflong in Dima Hasao. She was ailing since long. She was in her 80s.
ABSU general secretary Lawrence Islary said, “The ABSU stands by the family and relatives in this moment of sorrow.” The ABSU flag was flown at half mast all over the State as a mark of respect and solidarity.
Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) general secretary Kamala Kanta Mashahary also expressed condolence at the demise of Donsmaidi Thaosen.
BSS was formed on November 16, 1952 at Basugaon in undivided Kokrajhar district at the initiative of Mengnw Rwngwi Jwhwlao-Satish Chandra Basumatary and his colleagues. Soram Thaosen, husband of Donsmaidi became the first secretary of the BSS.