The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee expressed deep sorrow on the demise of veteran Congress Leader Tarun Gogoi, the Former Chief Minister of Assam.
In a condolence meeting chaired by the MPCC President Moirangthem Okendro held at Congress Bhavan,B.T Road Imphal at 3 p.m. today, the Congress Legislative Party Leader Okram Ibobi Singh stated, “Tarun Gogoi was a very experienced administrator and one of the tallest leaders of the country. His demise has left a void not only for the party but for the entire country.”
The condolence meeting was also attended by CWC member Gaikhangam, Vice President Dr. Kh. Ratankumar, office bearers and other working members of the MPCC.
Tarun Gogoi, a veteran Congress Leader died yesterday at the age of 84 at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital while undergoing treatment for post COVID-19 complications.
He was a three-time Chief Minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016, a six-time parliamentarian and a Union Minster twice. A two-minute silence was observed to show due respect to the departed leader.