Doyen of Bodo nationalism, former MP, MLA and founder General Secretary of the Plains Tribal Council of Assam (PTCA) Chanran Narzary died early this morning in an old age-related ailments,.
He was 87 when he breathed his last at Down Town Hospital. Narzary fell down at his Mwiderkhoro residence in Kokrajhar recently and was hospitalized.
Narzary who led the ‘Udayachal’ movement for the tribal people under PTCA in the early seventies served many years as MLA and MP.
He was also the professor of Kokrajhar College before joining politics. He is also a noted writer and poet. Entire tribal communities of the State came together for the cause of tribal people in their leadership but the political scenario completely changed after the ABSU started a mass movement for separate State.
The president of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS) Taren Boro and his vice president Kamala Kanta Mashahary condoled the death of this great Bodo leader.