Condolences pour in after noted academician Karendra Nath Brahma passes away


Kokrajhar, October 11: Condolences poured in from across all political spectrum including the All Bodo Students Union(ABSU), Bodoland People’s Front(BPF), BTC Chief Hagrama Mohilary, Assam Social Welfare Minister Pramila Rani Brahma over the demise of noted academician and former principal of Debargaon HS School Karendra Nath Brahma.

BPF party leaders, well wishers irrespective of organisation, community, including minister Pramila Rani Brahma gathered at his residence in Kokrajhar town near BTC Secretariat today morning to pay last respect to the departed soul.

His funeral would be observed at his native Owabari village by the afternoon.

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Brahma was admitted at the hospital in Guwahati on critical condition on September  26 following urinary problem. He was first taken to a private nursing home at Kokrajhar town on September 24, but was later referred to Guwahati after he was detected urinary problem and kidney issues.

Brahma, breathed his last on Wednesday at around 12.30 pm at a hospital in Guwahati due to prolonged illess. He was 76. He has left behind his three daughters and wife.

He was also the founder president of All Bodo Employee’s Federation(ABEF), first chairman of Central Selection Board(CSB), BTC, founder and Policy Making Body (PMB) member of BPF party and existing chairperson of Assam Wholesale Cooerative Society, Kokrajhar.

BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary expressed his deep condolence over Brahma’s death

“BTAD region lost a great leader with his death,” added Mohilary.

Minister Brahma while offering her last respect to late Brahma recalled Karendra as a leader of quality.

“He always wanted healthy society and integration. He was associated with many organisations and social activities in his life. The Bodo society lost a great academician and speaker with his death,” said Pramila Rani Brahma.