Ex Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has passed away. He was 86. The octogenarian Congress pioneer, who went through therapy at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital for post-COVID complexities, passed on at 5:35 pm, Assam serve Himanta Biswa Sharma told journalists.
Gogoi was put on ventilation subsequent to enduring a multi-organ failure. The three-time CM was admitted to GMCH on November 2. He was put under obtrusive ventilation on Saturday night when his condition declined. On October 25, Gogoi, who was going through treatment for COVID-19 and other post-recuperation difficulties, was discharged from GMCH following two months.
He had tried positive for COVID-19 on August 25 and was admitted to the GMCH the following day. Gogoi has represented the Titabor assembly voting demographic since 2001. He was likewise a six-time parliamentarian and filled in as Union minister twice.
Former Assam CM and Congress leader Tarun Gogoi ( in file photo) passes away in Guwahati, announces state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma pic.twitter.com/UBn3AS2CEF
— ANI (@ANI) November 23, 2020
Extremely sad to know of the demise of Shri Tarun Gogoi, former Chief Minister of Assam. The country has lost a veteran leader with rich political and administrative experience. His long tenure in office was a period of epochal change in Assam.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 23, 2020
Shri Tarun Gogoi Ji was a popular leader and a veteran administrator, who had years of political experience in Assam as well as the Centre. Anguished by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and supporters in this hour of sadness. Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/H6F6RGYyT4
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 23, 2020
Gogoi, conceived on October 11, 1934, was the longest serving CM of Assam as he served on the seat for fifteen sequential years from 2001 to 2016.