A candle lighting rally was organized by the All Bodo Students Union paying homage to former Lok Sabha Speaker and Tura MP PA Sangma, who breathed his last today at his own New Delhi residence following cardiac arrests.
Students union activists and well wishes lighted the the candle and prayed for his eternal peace in heaven along the RNB Road in Kokrajhar town, besides observing one minute silent condolence for his departed soul.
Lawrence Islary, general secretary of the students union participating the occasion recalled contributions of Sangma towards Indian politics.
'Sangma was a great personality,who had tremendously contributed a lot in Indian politics. We recalled and respect him for his relentless dedication towards nation building as well as social integration in the country', Islary said.
Senior leaders of ABSU, NDFB (P), social organizations were also present in the rally.