Noted Litterateur, Economist Dilip Barua Passes Away
Casting a pall of gloom across the state of Assam, noted litterateur and economist(साहित्यिक और अर्थशास्त्री) Dilip Kumar Barua has passed in Guwahati early Friday, following old age aliments(पोषण). Barua was 73. He was undergoing treatment at the Ayursundra Hospital in Guwahati. Barua served as the Principal of Cotton College and the Haflong College, also faculty of Economics. Besides he was also associated with the second Assam State Finance Commission and was a member of the 7th Pay Commission.
On the other hand, Barua played an active role in the functioning of the Assam Administrative Staff College, Gauhati University, Indian Institute of Bank Management.
Born at Sipajhar in Darrang, he completed his schooling and college in Guwahati and subsequently completed his higher studies from the Delhi School of Economics.
Dilip Kumar Barua is also known as ‘Father of Assam Quiz’. He has written books for the higher secondary and degree level in Assamese. Also have authored ‘Quizzically Yours’, a book on Economics and a book on general studies for competitive examinations.