Rama Kanta Dutta
Prof Rama Kanta Dutta, a distinguished teacher of Physics in Tinsukia College, passed away due to prolonged illness on April 2 at his Chaliha gar residence. He was 79. Prof Dutta joined Tinsukia College in 1966 and was superannuated in 1999 as Head of the Department. In his post-retirement days, Prof Dutta was actively involved with social and religious organizations. He was the founder secretary of Bimala Prasad Chaliha LP School.
The Tinsukia College fraternity paid rich floral tribute after his mortal remains were brought to the college. He leaves behind his wife, three sons and a large number of admirers. His eldest son Ranjit Dutta is a senior jourlist. Various organizations, including Tinsukia Press Club and Doomdooma Press Club expressed condolences to the bereaved family.