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Padma Shri Beni Chandra Jamatia passes away

Tripura’s renowned folk writer and litterateur Padma Shri, Beni Chandra Jamatia breathed his last at his ancestral house in Maharani in Gomati district on Monday.

According to his family, the 92-year-old writer died of old age ailments at his ancestral house in Matabari in Tripura’s Gomati district.

He was born in 1933 at Maharani in Udaipur.

Tripura chief minister, Biplab Kumar Deb condoled the writer’s death by referring to him as the pride of the state.

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