TEZPUR, Aug 19: Japanese Encephalitis claims one in Tezpur on Friday.
The deceased Sashanka Das (75) of Ushanagar Bye lane No 21 (B) here was undergoing treatment at Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH).
Retired govt officer Sashanka Das was admitted to Baptist Mission Hospital here earlier and later shifted to GMCH for treatment. He died in GMCH at 6 pm on Friday. As per sources this is the first instance of casualties in Japanese Encephalitis in the district this year.