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Save Guwahati Build Guwahati founder Upen Sarma Passes Away

G Plus News | October 29, 2020 12:06 hrs

GUWAHATI: Founder of Save Guwahati Build Guwahati, Upen Sarma expired today morning at his Bhetapara residence in Guwahati. He was 88.


A senior journalist, Sarma was the founder editor of Raijor Sangbad, a newspaper published by the Government of Assam. 


Expressing his heartfelt condolences at Sarma's death, Padmashri Ajay Dutta Vice President of SGBG told G Plus, "His English writings on Guwahati are quite well known and revolutionary. He was
a great influence in developing the city and was involved in many social works of Assam. He was greatly interested in the Brahmaputra riverfront development."


Upen Sarma was a renowned sportsperson who swam across the Brahmaputra at the age of 49. 


The members of Save Guwahati Build Guwahati including co-founder Dhiren Baruah, president Krishna Baruah, and general secretary Kailash Sarma condoled the death of Upen Sarma.

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