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First Padma Shri Awardee Of Tripura Himanshu Mohan Chowdhury Passed Away

Tripura’s first Padma Shri awardee Himanshu Mohan Chowdhury passed away on Tuesday. He was 82 years old at the time of his death. 

Himanshu Mohan Chowdhury set a brilliant example of providing relief, shelter and essential assistance to many refugees during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War from the best humanitarian point of view while serving as Sonamura Sub-Divisional Officer.

The Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri award for his strong and generous actions. 

A few days ago Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha met him at his residence in Baradowali. Inquire about his physical condition. 

He passed away in a private hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha has condoled the death of Padma Shri Himanshu Mohan Chowdhury. 

Deceased’s brother Snehanshu Mohan Chowdhury said that he left all opportunities and liberty and worked for his state Tripura. He wanted to be cremated on this ground”. 

An era came to an end with the passing away of this brilliant and generous personality.

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