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2007/11/08

Prominent social activist dead

Jalpaiguri (PTI): Prominent social activist and leader of dalit and adivasi people, Jugal Kishore Raibeer (61) died of cancer here on Tuesday.
Raibeer, who was the all-India President of the Samajbadi Jana Parishad, died at Jalpaiguri Sadar Hospital, his family said on Wednesday.
Condoling his death West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi said he was devoted to the cause of the have not.
Leaders and personalities from different parts of the country, including the Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patekar, expressed grief over the death. Thousands of people gathered at the residence of Kishore, who was very much popular particularly among farmers and teagarden workers.


Courtasy :The Hindu (Copyright © 2007, The Hindu.)

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