A resident of Magurmari Village on the northern part of Sootea and a retired headmaster of Bhelowguri MVS, Purnananda Handique breathed his last due to kidney related ailments on Tuesday night. He was 61.
Late Handique was closely associated with many socio-cultural organizations of the greater Sootea area.
He leaves behind his wife and a son along with a host of relatives. His demise was widely mourned here.