Cachar , 20 Jan : Retired Development Officer of National Insurance Company Hiranmoy Roy, (Tuku), a resident of Lochan Bairagi Road in Bilpar area of Silchar is no more. He breathed his last at Silchar Medical College and Hospital at 3:25 am on Thursday. He was 62 years old. He is survived by wife Dr Ashima Roy, vice principal of Radha Madhab College Silchar, two daughters Ankita Roy Bari and Archismita Roy respectively, son-in-law Anirudha Bari, granddaughter Advika Bari aka Kuhu and many other well-wishers and relatives.
According to family sources, Roy was in good health and had been part of Vishnu Puja rituals at his residence foremost part of the day. However, at night, Roy had to be rushed to the hospital at 1 am after he had experienced shortness of breath. His last rites were performed later in the day on Thursday. Hironmoy babu was healthy till Wednesday. He also organized Vishnu Puja at home during the day. Not only did the problem occur late at night. He suddenly started having shortness of breath. Around 1 am he was taken to Silchar Medical College Hospital. He died there while undergoing treatment.
Later on the same day, the cremation of the deceased was done at the Silchar.Known for his soft-spoken behaviour, Roy was loved by all. He was closely involved in various service works. His family and acquaintances are grief struck at his demise. Family sources informed that Roy had retired in 2021. He had worked with honesty all his life. He was the General Secretary of All India Field Workers Association of Barak Valley Zone in the year 1997-98. He was awarded three years consecutively from 2012-13 to 2014-15 under GRO for his excellent performance in Premium Procurement.