By Bijoy Sutradhar
Digboi: Veteran Assam Agitation leader, social worker, former AASU member and former panchayat people's representative of Digboi’s Balijan Area, and Digboi Police Station Committee president namely Ajit Bora’s passed away on August 27, 2020. He was ailing for some time, as per reports.
His sudden death cast a pall of gloom and was widely mourned by a number of organizations in the area.
On Saturday, Public commemorations and other multi-religious programs were held at the Digboi Balijan Public Auditorium by the locals.
The said programs were attended by Circle Organizer Village Defence Organization (COVDO) Bhubon Hazarika, Congress leader Gautam Dhanowar, President of Borbil Co-operative Society Binod Kharia, former student leader Diganta Saikia, Amrit Kumar Dutta, veteran social worker Baidyalal Saikia, Pinaki Saikia, journalist Manoranjan Das among others.
At the event, wife of Ajit Bora, Babita Bora was provided with one-time assistance of Rs. 60,000 from the village guards.