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AGP leader Prabin Gogoi dead

  • AGP leaders paying last respect to Prabin Gogoi
    AGP leaders paying last respect to Prabin Gogoi

Pall of gloom descends in Golaghat district when senior AGP leader Probin Gogoi died after prolonged illness in Guwahati on Monday. The end came for the founder AGP leader at 10-30 in the morning at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital where he was undergoing treatment. He was 66.

Gogoi, the leader in the Assam agitation was elected to the Assam assembly for the first time from AGP in 1985. He was sports, civil supply minister in the Mahanta cabinet in its first term. In 1996, he was elected again as independent. Again he won with AGP ticket in 2002 and 2006. 

Local residents in Khomtai thronged his residence at  Chandannagar area as soon as the sad news spread like wildfire. Party leaders and activists deeply condoled his death and conveyed deep sympathy to his bereaved family members. 

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