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Uttarbanga Sambad editor dead

Suhas Talukder, 71, is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Siliguri
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2008 12:07 PM IST

Suhas Talukder, the founder editor of a leading Bengali daily died in Kolkata on Saturday.



He was 71 and is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.



Talukder started his career as a teacher of economics at Raiganj College and launched

Uttarbanga Sambad

, the first daily of north Bengal, in 1980.



Talukder was also involved in social work, specially for tea garden workers.

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