Paban Poddar, a renowned journalist of Tripura with an experience of nearly four decades, passed away on Friday at his own residence in Teliamura. He was 65.

Paban Poddar was associated with vernacular daily Dainik Sangbad– published from Agartala.

He was associated with the daily since 1983.

Apart from being a journalist, late Poddar also worked s a teacher in a private school.

He retired from the teaching profession a couple of years back.

He leaves behind his wife, son, and a host of other relatives.

He was suffering from various ailments since the last few days.

His COVID-19 test, however, came negative.

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has expressed his grief on the death of the renowned journalist.

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