Guwahati: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled the death of veteran social worker, retired Assam Civil Service Officer, nonagenarian Sishuram Pegu who breathed his last on Friday.
In a statement here today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that as an astute public servant and later as a social worker, late Sishuram Pegu contributed immensely for the welfare of all sections of the people of the society.
He was also associated with Assam Sahitya Sabha and Mising Sahitya Sabha. Late Sishuram Pegu who had graduated from St. Edmunds College, Shillong and later received his education in Shanti Niketan also played a great role in motivating the youths of his area to take education sincerely and bring about changes in the society education. His death is a great loss to the state, CM stated.
Sonowal while condoling the bereaved family members, prayed to the Almighty for eternal peace of the departed soul.