Retired Dean of Cotton University Dr Mukti (Dev) Choudhury passes away in Guwahati

Retired Dean of Cotton College Dr Mukti (Dev) Choudhury passes away in Guwahati

After partition, her dad and mom despatched her to Guwahati and at the moment, she was staying with some shut family members. She had struggled quite a bit since her faculty days, however her psychological power, benefit and brilliance in the end positioned her in a prestigious place. In 1964, she joined Cotton faculty as a lecturer of Bengali. She had achieved a analysis on well-known Bengali novelist Tarashankar Bandapadhyaya and received Ph D from Jadavpur college. She retired in 2000 as Dean of Cotton College. She was Dean for about 2 years.

Dr Choudhury wrote many books in Bengali together with her memoirs like “Sei to amar ami” and “Chhinnamuler chhnera pata”. Her one other beneficial research-oriented e book is “Ouponyasik Tarashankar”. Dr. Choudhury was an in depth buddy of well-known author Dr.Mamoni Roisom Goswami and he or she translated her two Assamese books in Bengali— “Chhinnamostar manusti” and “Mamoni Roisom Goswamir Shrestha galpo”. She additionally translated “Loha” of Dr. Dhrubajyoti Bora and “Tripura Buronjee” in Bengali.

Mukti Choudhury was awarded “Lila Roy Smarak Purashkar” of Pashchimbanga Bangla academy. She additionally received Bijonkrishna Smriti Puraskar of Tripura.

She was a proficient singer of kirtan and Rabindra Sangeet. She was related to numerous socio-cultural organizations of Guwahati. Dr.Choudhury acted as a member of Minority Board of Assam for 2 phrases throughout Congress regime.

Rabijit Choudhury, a famend journalist, was her husband. Rabijit Choudhury expired in 1995. Dr. Choudhury left behind her solely son Shankhadeep Choudhury, a journalist; Nabanita, her daughter-in-law and slightly grandson Soumyodeep.

Many individuals together with ex and current professors of Cotton School and college gathered at Bhutnath Smashan the place she was cremated on Friday night time.