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Society mourns death of social activists

From a Correspondent

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: The rank and file of the Bishnupriya Manipuri Welfare Society of Arunachal Pradesh (BMWSAP) mourned the death of one of the working presidents of Nikhil Bishnpupriya Manipuri Mahasabha Padmasen Sinha who breathed his last in Bangladesh on Aug 14.

In a condolence meeting held at Itanagar on Aug 22, Society’s president Brajogopal Sinha said, apart from being an executive engineer, Padmasen Sinha was known as social activist both in Bangladesh and India. His contribution as working president of Mahasabha will be remembered by community people for ever.
The untimely demise of the devoted social worker is an irreparable loss to the Bishnupriya Manipuri community, he added.

The Society also condoled the death of Sandhya Rani Sinha, a woman social activist and proprietor of the Nuwa Ela, (a Bishnupriya Manipuri literary journal) who died at Silchar (Assam) in recent past.
With her towering and amiable personality, Late Sandhya Rani was the torch bearer among the women section not only in Bishnupriya Manipuri society but in other communities also. Her contributions towards spiritual development, woman empowerment shall always be remembered for ever by the Bishnupriya Manipuri community, the Society said and added that it was for her determination and commitment towards society that the ‘Nuwa Ela’ is still blooming and igniting the society to reach the goal of perfection. The society also recalled the contribution of Sishir Sinha, (Guwahati), a silent and devoted social activist who breathed his last in 2nd week of August and also condoled the death of Satyajit Sinha, (Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh), a retired Govt official and senior member of the BM community of the state. He had passed away due to sudden illness in July last.

The members of BMWSAP observe 1 minute’s silence for eternal peace of the departed souls and pray to the Almighty God to bestow enough strength to the bereaved families to bear the irreparable loss.


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