Freedom Fighter and Journalist Jitendra Chandra Paul died
Freedom fighter and veteran journalist Jitendra Chandra Paul died.
Freedom fighter and veteran journalist Jitendra Chandra Paul died on 11 September 2014 at B.R. Ambedkar Medical College in Agartala, Tripura. He was 101.
Jitendra Chandra Paul
• Paul participated in India’s freedom struggle and was imprisoned for many years during British Raj.
• Jitendra Chandra Paul brought out Tripura’s first Bengali daily Jagaran in 1954.
• He authored as many as 12 books.
• He played a crucial role in ethnic riots that took place in Tripura in 1980.
• He also helped the refugees who migrated to Tripura from the then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).