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Baruah heralded a 'new chaper' in journalism: Tewari

Saturday, 17 November 2012 - 9:50pm IST | Place: GUWAHATI | Agency: PTI

Chairman of the Assam Tribune Group Tulsi Govinda Baruah died in Guwahati.

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday paid rich tribute to Tulsi Govinda Baruah, the chairman of the Assam Tribune Group who died in Guwahati, saying he "heralded a new chaper" in journalism.

"Baruah will always be remembered for heralding a new chapter in journalism, bringing to the fore issues faced by common people of Assam," Tewari said in a condolence message.

"His leadership of Assam Tribune played a pioneering role in voicing the concerns of the people of north eastern India. His true adherence to journalistic values created a tradition for the profession," he added.

"I pray to God that the family gathers the strength to overcome this untimely crisis," Tewari further said.

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