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Freedom Fighter and Journalist Jitendra Chandra Paul died

Sep 12, 2014 05:12 IST

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).

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Who: Jitendra Chandra Paul

Where: Tripura

What: died

When: 11 September 2014

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