Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Senior Congress leader died in road mishap

Senior Congress leader and former industry minister Dr Anandaram Baruah died as his car rammed into a stranded truck in Guwahati last night.

According to information, the incident took place at Christianbasti at around 1-30 AM when he was on his way towards Ganeshguri. The truck was remaining stranded after it developed technical snag in the middle of the road. The former MLA of Roha died on the spot while the four others left seriously injured him have been rushed to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.

The driver and his assistants managed to flee from the spot minutes after the incident. Investigation is on.

Meanwhile, a pall of gloom is descending in his home constituency. Several meetings are being convened to condole his death.

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi deeply mourned Dr Baruah's death saying it his personal loss. Similar condolence messages are pouring in some other districts.
Author info

editor's picture

Please send your comments to editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Prabin Das cremated with state honour at Bhergaon

28 Jun 2013 - 9:54am | Jayanta Kumar Das
Prabin Das,Sepoy No.4375845Y of 16 Assam regiment who had been one among eight army jawans killed by militants in Srinagar on June 24 was cremated here at Ghogapara village near Sub-divisional HQ...

Indo-US nuclear safeguard agreement

11 Jul 2008 - 8:01am | editor
Following is the full text of the Indo-US nuclear safeguard agreement that was circulated among the IAEA member nations. Board of Governors GOV/2008/30 Date: 9 July 2008 Restricted Distribution...

MLA or Coal smuggler! effigy burnt down

1 Feb 2018 - 7:50pm | AT News
MARGHERITA: The Chatra Mukti Sangram Samity demands immediate arrest of MLA Bhaskar Sarma alleging his involvement in the illegal coal trade. Many workers of the KMSS student wing burnt Sarma's...