Renowned sculptor of Assam Dilip Bhusan Sarma passed away on Sunday after he collapsed on the terrace of his residence in the morning.
“After he collapsed, he was immediately rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead,” informed a relative.
Sarma was known for the giant-size figurative sculptures of renowned persons like Dr Bhupen Hazarika, Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Kakaguru Bishnu Rabha and many more.
He was also an ardent exponent of 2D and 3D artworks, landscaping and painting.
The late sculptor was also felicitated by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for sculpting Bhupen Hazarika’s statue.
The young sculptor had a big fan base and he was invited for various commissioned works.