On 23rd November, 2021 renowned educationist, founder of Assam Gyan Bigyan Sammitte , editor of Asomiya BJP Barta (the mouthpiece of BJP, Assam Pradesh), social worker and Assam BJP’s senior leader Dr. Debadatta Barkataki succumbed to covid 19. His cremation was performed following covid norms on that same day at around 4-30 PM at the Birubari Cremation Ground near Ramkrishna Mission, Guwahati in presence of his family members, BJP Assam’s organizing Secretary Sri Phanindra Nath Sarma and some Party workers.
Debadatta Barkataki was born 1st january 1951 in Guwahati, Assam. He is the only son of late Durgadatta Barkataki and Bili Barkataki.
He authored many books like Byaboharik Rosayan (Practical Chemistry), Rasayanar Adipath (Chemistry’s firstbook/ guide), Shishu aru aiina (child and mirror), Golakikaranar Janmakotha ( history of globlization), Motbinimoy( communication), Sakhyarata ne Swakhyarata (on literacy) in Assamese language. Davarar aare aare— a translated book from English to Assamese language was his last work published by Ranangan Publications in 2020.
He joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2015 and started his work as IT Convenor of BJP. And after that he was entrusted the responsibility of Asomiya BJP Barta as Convenor of BJP Journal And Publication Deptt. For last 5 years till his death Barkataki worked almost singlehandedly to publish BJP Barta every month on time.
Demise of such a dedicated Party worker is a great loss and Kamal Sandesh Parivar extends its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family & friends.