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Renowned columnist, social worker Samsul Hussain passes away at 75

Renowned columnist, social worker Samsul Hussain passes away at 75

Renowned columnist and social worker from Golaghat Samsul Hussain passed away on Friday in Guwahati at about 9:30 am due to COVID complications.

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Renowned columnist, social worker Samsul Hussain passes away at 75 Renowned columnist, social worker Samsul Hussain passes away at 75

GUWAHATI: Renowned columnist and social worker from Golaghat Samsul Hussain passed away on Friday in Guwahati at about 9:30 am due to COVID complications.

Hussain was undergoing treatment at GMCH. He was 75 at the time of his death.

Hailing from Santipur area of Golaghat, Hussain had engaged himself with numerous socio-political organizations after his retirement from Army Military Engineering service.

He made remarkable contribution in the field of journalism during his lifetime along with carving a niche for himself as a columnist.  Hussain had actively taken part in various social events of the region and was also associated with Golaghat press club association.

He had also penned down several insightful pieces on contemporary issues for publications like Prantik, Asomiya Pratidin, Sadin, Gana Adhikar etc.

Hussain has left behind his wife Jargina Hussain, only daughter Journalist Afrida Hussain, son-in-law .Baharul Islam and a grandson besides a host of relatives.

Working President of Golghat Press Club cum editor-in Chief of Reporter Live Assam, Diganta Kumar Bhuyan, Jounalist Union of Assam's Golaghat unit's President Dwipen Dutta, AASU's Abhivartan Goswami, Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad's Jitul Rajkhowa, All Assam Garia Jatiya Parishad's working president Imtiaz Ahmed and others and others have condoled the death of Hussain.

The news of his death has casted a shadow of gloom across Golaghat and his death has been widely condoled.