Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Nov 19: The death of Padma Shri Prof Digambar Hansda in the early hours of Thursday cast a pall of gloom among his admirers and general citizens. An educationist, litterateur and cultural activist, Prof Digambar Hansda was loved by all segments of society. East Singhbhum Deputy Commissioner Suraj Kumar and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dr M Tamil Vanam visited Prof Hansda’s Sarjamtola residence in Karandih to pay their last respects. They offered floral tributes and stood in silence for some time before the late Professor’s body.
DC Suraj Kumar said that in the death of Prof Digambar Hansda, the country, state and district had suffered an irreparable loss. He prayed for the rest of Prof Hansda’s soul and for fortitude to the bereaved family to bear the demise.
The funeral of Padma Shri Prof Digambar Hansda will be performed with full state honours in keeping with the directives of the Jharkhand government.