GUWAHATI, March 1 � The organisation of senior citizens of Panjabari here at a meeting held on Saturday, condoled the deaths of Dr Md Taher, Jyotirmoy Kakati and Adyanath Sarma.
The meeting, held under the presidentship of DN Chakravartty, was addressed by Tabiul Hussain, Dalbahadur Chetry, Ranajit Sutradhar, Pratibha Bhuyan, Nabin Chandra Bardoloi and Bipin Bhattacharya.
The speakers, while recollecting the contributions of Dr Taher in the field of education, literature and culture, described him as an erudite scholar, a friend of the students, and an epitome of Hindu-Muslim unity.
Recalling his contributions for popularising the study of geography in Assam, the speakers also dwelt on the untiring efforts made by Dr Taher in editing two volumes of the Assamese encyclopaedia encompassing the vast domain of science and natural history.
Chakravartty, in his presidential remarks, described Dr Taher as an ideal teacher and a perfect gentleman. He also appreciated the contributions of Jyotirmoy Kakati as a popular musician and Adyanath Sarma as a dedicated artiste.