Guwahati, Nov 09: Noted Gandhian, freedom fighter,
former parliamentarian and social activist Pushpalata Das died
at a private nursing home in Kolkata today, family sources
She was 88 and is survived by a daughter.
Das, who was suffering from several old age related
problems, was recently taken from Guwahati to Kolkata where
her daughter is settled and admitted to the nursing home.
Das was on artificial respiration for the past few days
and her end came this morning.
Das, a Padma Shree awardee, was cremated in Kolkata.
Her husband, freedom fighter Omeo Kumar Das, had
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi condoled the death of
the veteran leader and said her contribution to the freedom
struggle will be etched in the pages of Assam's glorious