Former Gauhati Commerce College Principal Umesh Sarma passes away
GUWAHATI: Former principal of Gauhati Commerce College (GCC), Umesh Chandra Sarma, passed away at his Uzaan Bazar residence on June 25.
Sarma is survived by his wife and daughter.
According to an ex-student of GCC, Apurba Baishya; Sarma was instrumental in the overall development of the college and had seen the highest growth in his tenure.
It is to be mentioned that the playground of GCC is named after Umesh Chandra Sarma who was one who took the onus in changing the barren land to a play ground for the students of the college.
Umesh Sarma was also ex-Ranji player and former captain of Gauhati University cricket team and was a sports pension holder.
He was also the president of Assam Veteran Cricket Association. Sarma represented Assam State Cricket Team in the Ranji Trophy in the year 1967-68.
His family members informed that the last rites will be held at Nabagraha Cremation ground on June 25.
Umesh Chandra Sarma