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Posted on Jan 31, 04:25PM | IBNS
By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati, Jan 31 : Veteran Vaishnava scholar, educationist and freedom fighter Sonaram Chutia died in Assam's Jorhat district on Wednesday night.
Scholar of Srimanta Sankardeva studies, Chutia (98) died at Jorhat Medical College Hospital around 9.20 pm on Wednesday.
The prestigious Sankardeva Award winner was actively involved in the Quit India Movement.
He was the chief advisor and nine times "Padadhikar" of Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha, one of the biggest religious organization of Assam.