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IIT Guwahati Prof Chandan Mahanta Passes Away

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Guwahati:Professor Chandan Mahanta passed away at the age of 61 after battling a brain tumor for two years, at his residence at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati on Tuesday.According to sources, he was battling with Glioblastoma, a rare and aggressive form of brain tumor for two years and was receiving treatment at Apollo International Hospital.

Mahanta is one of the earliest members of IIT Guwahati. He had left an indelible mark on the academic and scientific community and in addition, he served as the Dean of Students Affairs and the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, as well as the Center for Environment.

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