GUWAHATI: The president of Assam Cricket Association Romen Dutta and Devajit Saikia, Secretary, Assam Cricket Association (ACA) deeply mourns the demise of former Chief Minister of Assam, Shri Tarun Gogoi, who remained in office for 15 consecutive years.
Apart from being a popular leader, Late Gogoi was a Chief Patron of Assam Cricket Association, and had laid the foundation stone of the ACA Stadium, Barsapara, Guwahati in the year 2004. He was also the former President of Assam Olympics Association, besides being much instrumental in making Assam host the 33rd National Games of India, held in Guwahati in 2007.
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As a mark of respect, ACA has announced that it will half mast its flag for 3 days from tomorrow.
As a mark of respect for Veteran leader Tarun Gogoi, the State unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to cancel all-party meetings and public rallies and functions till November 26. Gogoi, who passed away after a two-month-long battle with post-COVID complications, will be laid to rest on November 26th. His body will be kept at the Srimanta Kalakshetra for two days — on November 24 and 25 — so that people can pay their last respects to him.
After a 2-month long battle for his life, 3-time former Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi on Monday breathed his last at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in the state’s capital city aged 86. The veteran leader, who was suffering from post-COVID complications, died after ‘multiple organ failure’ at 5:34 pm.
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