Published On: Sat, Nov 12th, 2016

Gauhati High Court judge dies of dengue

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Justice Nishitendu Chaudhury died of dengue at a private hospital today.

Guwahati: Gauhati High Court judge Nishitendu Chaudhury died of dengue at a private hospital here today.

He was 55.

Justice Nishitendu Chaudhury was appointed as a judge of Gauhati High Court on May 22, 2013.

He was cremated with state honours with Assam. The Gauhati High Court Chief Justice, other judges, lawyers along with senior district civil and police officials were present at the crematorium.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled Chaudhury’s death describing him as a person who devoted his life to dispensing justice to the common people.

PTI

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