Bir Uttam Maj Gen (retd) Chitta Ranjan Datta, also known as C R Dutta, has passed away. He was 93.
Dutta, also a sector commander of Bangladesh liberation war, breathed his last at a hospital in Florida of United States at 9:30am on Tuesday (Bangladesh local time).
Rana Dasgupta, General Secretary of Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council, confirmed the death. Dutta was also the founding president of the council.
Dasgupta said, Dutta fell in the bathroom of his daughter’s home and one of his leg was fractured on August 20. Later, he was rushed to the hospital and his health condition was deteriorating. He was on ventilation support and died on Tuesday morning.