Veteran social worker K B Bomzon passes away

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Prashant Acharya
23 Jul 2017

Veteran Social worker K B Bomzon died on Saturday night after sudden illness. He was 73 years old and residing at Lohagarh Tea Garden under Mirik block.
His son Ratan Bomzon who is former member of Upper Bagdogra Gram Panchayat and an eminent writer informed that his father had fallen from staircase couple of days back. After senseless he was soon rushed to a private nursing home in Siliguri. He was kept under ventilator and on Saturday around 11:30 pm breathed his last.
Several functions and rally for Gorkhaland scheduled in Lohagarh has been postponed due the sudden demise of Bomzon.
Despite of bandh in hills thousands of people including his relatives and well-wishers flocked at Lohagarh to pay homage to Bomzon.