Veteran journalist Pranab Kumar Borah passed away on 24 August 2015 at his residence at Morikolong, Assam following a brief illness. He was 63. He is survived by wife, a son and a daughter.
Borah was associated with the prominent Assamese daily newspapers like Dainik Janambhumi, The Sentinel Group, Doordarshan and Bishmoi. He was the pioneer in arranging the first Book Fair of the state, that was held at Nagaon in 1978.
Borah was also an uncompromising journalist who always fought for justice.