GUWAHATI, June 26 - Kamala Majumdar, a freedom fighter who was actively associated with the revolutionary activities of Bishnu Prasad Rabha, and a pioneer of women�s movement in Assam, passed away at her Jorpukhuripar residence at 8.20 am today due to old-age ailments. She was around 90, and was a spinster.
Daughter of late Jatindra Nath Majumdar and late Niradabala Majumdar, Kamala Majumdar got actively involved in the revolutionary struggle against the British rule. Later, she also joined the Revolutionary Communist Party of India (RCPI) and worked for farmers� movement, women�s movement and human rights awareness in the State.
A relentless activist, she pledged her body to the GMCH through a will in 2006. After her death, the eye donation procedure was completed by the Shankardeva Nethralaya at her residence and her body was formally handed over to the medical college through the Ellora Vigyan Mancha.
In her will, she had also expressed the desire that no religious or customary rituals should be performed after her death.
�This is the 60th body donated through this Mancha to the medical colleges of the State. To the GMCH, it will be the 44th body donation. We condole her death and pay respectful homage to the revolutionary lady,� said general secretary of the Mancha Joydev Sarma.
GMDA Chairman Dhiren Baruah also condoled the death of Majumdar. �We worked together during the Refinery movement and she was a dedicated activist. She also worked for the farmers of the State,� he said.