GUWAHATI, May 7 - Senior journalist Padmeswar Chitrakar breathed his last on Wednesday night at a private hospital here. He was 62. He was critically ill for a long time.
In a condolence message, National Union of Journalists India vice president Bhupen Goswami and Journalists Association of Assam president DN Chakravartty said Chitrakar�s immense contributions in the field of journalism in Assam would continue to inspire upcoming journalists.
The North East Journalists Welfare Foundation while mourning Chitrakar�s death, said he touched the lives of the common people in many ways. The Guwahati Press Club and Guwahati Tai Samaj too have condoled his demise.