Obituary Events in August 1998
The Nagaland Industry Minister, Mr. T. Imtimenen Jamir, 62, dies in a private nursing home in Calcutta following a brief illness.
The former Assam Chief Minister, Mr. Keshab Chandra Gogoi, 76, dies in Dibrugarh.
Bulgaria's former communist dictator, Mr. Todor Zhikov, 86, dies in hospital in Sofia.
Premji, cine and stage actor, 90, dies in Thrissur.
Sri Bhuteshanandji Maharaj, 97, president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, dies in Calcutta.
Classical vocalist Shamshad Begum, who enthralled radio listeners in the 30s and 40s, dies in Mumbai.
Supermodel and Hollywood actress Persis Khambatta, 50, dies in Mumbai after a heart attack.