One of the eminent Assamese writer and educationist Dr. Prafulla Mahanta passes away on September 2.
Eminent writer and educationist, Dr. Prafulla Mahanta passes away
As per reports, the writer was suffering from illness and was undergoing treatment at the GMCH. He took his last breath around 2:50 am. At the time of his death, he was 82 years of age.
His body has now been taken to his residence where his family members are performing his last rites. Many people have come to pay him a tribute.
In the year 2016, Mahanta was conferred with the prestigious Man of the Year Award.