Advocate General of Arunachal Pradesh Nilay Ananda Dutta, one of the brightest modern legal luminaries, died Friday night in Coorg.
As a way to commemorate his 46th wedding anniversary, he took his loved ones and friends there. Everybody called him ‘Nilayda.’
The senior advocate Dutta, who had just celebrated his 46th wedding anniversary the day before, mysteriously vanished at 2 a.m. local time today in Coorg.
Dutta recently remarked on Twitter about a digital art form
“Remembering 52 years of love on the 46th marriage anniversary,” the former Indian cricket umpire tweeted on September 17. Munmun and Brojendra Katakey are here, as well as our princess, Abantee.” On their wedding anniversary, they’d like to express their gratitude to everyone for their warm wishes.
On September 16, Dutta remarked on Twitter about a digital art form, saying, “Wow, what a digital jump.” “Online birth and death did here,” read the image on the post.
Many prominent personalities comment and tweet over this tragedy
Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Chief Minister of Assam, offered his condolences on the death of senior advocate Nilayananda Dutta.
“Assam has lost one of the brightest lawyers, Nilay Dutta, who also had significantly contributed in many other fields including sports administration. His demise has created a huge void difficult to be filled up. Offer my deepest condolences to his family and well-wishers”, He tweeted.
Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of AYUSH, sent out a tweet, ” Saddened to learn about the demise of the eminent lawyer of Assam, Nilay Dutta. A scholar with brilliant legal acumen, his death is a huge loss to the fraternity. My deepest condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti.”
Devajit Saikia, the Advocate General of Assam, has also conveyed his sorrow over Dutta’s death.
Several other notable figures, including politicians, educators, and legal professionals, have expressed their condolences following the unexpected death of eminent counsel Nilay Dutta.
About Nilay Dutta, the man known as titanic brain
In the sphere of legal advice, Dutta was regarded as a titanic brain. He was a senior attorney in India’s Supreme Court and a member of the Assam Cricket Association‘s board of directors.
He was also a member of the Mudgal Committee, a three-person panel appointed to investigate spot-fixing and gaming in the 2013 Indian Premier League. His contributions to the fields of advocacy and justice will be recognized for a long time.
According to sources, Dutta’s body would not be transported to his hometown of Guwahati and will instead be cremated in Bengaluru, as per Covid practice.