GUWAHATI, April 26 - The Assam Sports Journalists Association (ASJA) today organised a memorial meeting for noted journalist and sportsperson Simanta Bhagawati who died on April 21 at the age of 53.
A senior journalist, Bhagawati was associated with The Assam Tribune since 1989. He was also a regular member of the India Club. He was playing at the India Club on April 19 when he suffered a massive stroke and succumbed to that heart attack.
His family members, sister, cousin brother, cousins along with neighbours were present in the memorial meeting which was held at the ASJA office in the RG Baruah Sports Complex.
Before the meeting, chaired by the ASJA president Subodh Malla Baruah, floral tributes were paid at the portrait of Bhagawati.
Speakers like Subodh Malla Baruah, Bidyut Kalita, Manashi Khound, Sebika Gogoi, Bhumidhar Barman, Umanand Jaiswal, Pabitra Gogoi, Mridumoloy Lukhurakhon, Nabab Ali and Sandip Bhagawati recalled Bhagawati�s all round talent and his friendly association with people from all walks of life.