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Rich tributes paid to Rangapara MLA Rajen Barthakur

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TEZPUR, Dec 11 - Noted social worker, Ranagapara MLA Rajen Barthakur who breathed his last at Times Hospital here last night at around 10.29 pm was cremated with State honour at his residence in the presence of State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and thousands of admirers. It is to be mentioned here that the noted social worker and a leader of common people in the true sense passed away last night after suffering from multiple disorder including septicemia. He was 53.

Late Barthakur was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Rangapara in the 2019 by-election as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The by-election happened due to Pallab Lochan Das�s election to Parliament. Born to noted teacher of the Haleswar area, Late Suren Barthakur and Minu Barthakur, on November 5, 1966, Rajen Barthakur after completing his schooling at Haleswar High School took his college education at Tezpur and Darrang College. He got involved in the Assam Agitation. Besides getting himself associated with various socio-cultural, national and sports organisations, he got involved in active politics by contesting as ZPC member independently from Haleswar ZPC constituency under Tezpur LAC in 2001. After getting elected in this election, he was elected in 2006 panchayat election as a ZPC member on a Congress ticket.

Later in the 2011 Assembly election contesting from the Nationalist Congress Party, he was elected as an MLA from Tezpur LAC. In the later years, he joined the BJP. He was the chairman of Assam Text Book and Publication Corporation and was elected MLA in the recent bypoll from the Rangapara LAC. He leaves behind his mother, wife and two brothers.

Late Barthakur was also a brilliant actor and sports organiser and was loved and respected by all sections of the society for his amiable nature. Different organisations including, Baan Theatre, Tezpur Sports Association, Tezpur Sahitya Sabha, Jaimati Sangha among others and Dhekiajuli MLA, Ashok Singhal, Barchala MLA, Ganesh Kumar Limbu, State Health Minister Piyush Hazarika, Utpal Bora, MLA, Gohpur, Pramod Barthakur, MLA, Tezpur, Brindaban Goswami among others paid their tributes.

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Rich tributes paid to Rangapara MLA Rajen Barthakur

TEZPUR, Dec 11 - Noted social worker, Ranagapara MLA Rajen Barthakur who breathed his last at Times Hospital here last night at around 10.29 pm was cremated with State honour at his residence in the presence of State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and thousands of admirers. It is to be mentioned here that the noted social worker and a leader of common people in the true sense passed away last night after suffering from multiple disorder including septicemia. He was 53.

Late Barthakur was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Rangapara in the 2019 by-election as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The by-election happened due to Pallab Lochan Das�s election to Parliament. Born to noted teacher of the Haleswar area, Late Suren Barthakur and Minu Barthakur, on November 5, 1966, Rajen Barthakur after completing his schooling at Haleswar High School took his college education at Tezpur and Darrang College. He got involved in the Assam Agitation. Besides getting himself associated with various socio-cultural, national and sports organisations, he got involved in active politics by contesting as ZPC member independently from Haleswar ZPC constituency under Tezpur LAC in 2001. After getting elected in this election, he was elected in 2006 panchayat election as a ZPC member on a Congress ticket.

Later in the 2011 Assembly election contesting from the Nationalist Congress Party, he was elected as an MLA from Tezpur LAC. In the later years, he joined the BJP. He was the chairman of Assam Text Book and Publication Corporation and was elected MLA in the recent bypoll from the Rangapara LAC. He leaves behind his mother, wife and two brothers.

Late Barthakur was also a brilliant actor and sports organiser and was loved and respected by all sections of the society for his amiable nature. Different organisations including, Baan Theatre, Tezpur Sports Association, Tezpur Sahitya Sabha, Jaimati Sangha among others and Dhekiajuli MLA, Ashok Singhal, Barchala MLA, Ganesh Kumar Limbu, State Health Minister Piyush Hazarika, Utpal Bora, MLA, Gohpur, Pramod Barthakur, MLA, Tezpur, Brindaban Goswami among others paid their tributes.