Industrialist who drove Netaji in his car

Shillong:Noted city-based industrialist and a national awardee, J N Bawri, who had claimed to have driven the car of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Shillong, died at his home here, family sources said. Bawri, 92, had been keeping indifferent health for quite some time and died late last night. His mortal remains were cremated in the afternoon, family sources said.

As a noted philanthropist, Bawri was associated with various social and political organisations during his youths and until late in his life. In media interviews, Bawri claimed that he had driven the car of Netaji in Meghalaya during the latter`s visit to the state.