Staff Correspondent

JORHAT, Jan 28: Uma Devi Srutikar, retired headmistress of Tarajan MV School here and a resident of Choladhara, passed away at a hospital on January 26.
She was involved in social and religious activities, and was one of the successful candidates of the first batch from Teok Girls’ High School in the HSLC exam and was also one of the first batch of degree students of DCB Girls’ College, Jorhat.
She leaves behind two sons – former Ranji Trophy player Pankaj Jyoti Srutikar and former JMB ward commissioner Debajyoti Srutikar.