March 17: Another illustrious citizen of Barak Valley, eminent musician, noted music Guru, founder Secretary of Sangeet Chakra, Dhirendralal Nath passed away on Saturday morning in a private Nursing Home at Silchar. He was 83.
Born on 31 October, 1936, Dhirendralal Nath joined service in the year 1965 as a teacher at Vallabh Bhai Patel High School, Kashipur (in Udharbond) constituency. He retired from service in 1995. in the year 2017, he was honoured with Shilpi Pension by the Government of Assam.
Dhirendralal Nath was the founder General Secretary of Sangeet Chakra and was its President till his death. He is survived by one son (Joydeep Nath), one daughter (Ratna Nath) and his wife Rama Nath. His death has created a void in the cultural circle of the valley. Eminent artists of the valley has mourned the death of Dhirendralal Nath.