Binny Yanga


Age: 57

Summary: Indian social worker and founder of the Oju Welfare Association (OWA), a non-governmental organization based in Arunachal Pradesh, India working for the welfare of the weaker sections of the society and campaigning against social illnesses such as child marriage, forced marriage and dowry, and who was honored by the Government of India in 2012 with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: July 7, 1958

Died: September 3, 2015

Guwahati, India