Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi died on Monday. He was 86 years old. Gogoi Suffered a corona in August. He was cured once, but was struggling with post cavid compaction. Gogoi breathed his last at 5.34 pm at the Medical College Hospital in Guwahati. He was the Chief Minister of Assam three times.
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Gogoi became the first Lok Sabha MP in 1971 during Indira Gandhi. He was the General Secretary of the Congress from 1985 to 1990 during Rajiv Gandhi. During PV Narasimha Rao, he was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Food and Food Processing from 1991 to 1996. Prime Minister Modi mourned his death.
Toxin was Deposited in the Body
Tarun Gogoi underwent dialysis for 6 hours on Sunday, but the toxins again accumulated in the body. After this, his body was not in such a condition that dialysis could be done again. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal termed his death as the end of an era.
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2 Months Stay in Hospital After Being Corona in August
Tarun Gogoi was hospitalized from 2 November. On Saturday, the ventilator had to shift as the condition worsened. On 25 August, he was admitted to the Guwahati Medical College the next day after he was diagnosed with corona infection. Gogoi was discharged on October 25 after being kept in hospital for 2 months due to another complication due to Corona.
Been the CM of Assam for the Longest Time
Gogoi was born on 11 October 1934. He was the Chief Minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016. Gogoi won the Congress in three consecutive assembly elections. He also holds the record of being the longest Chief Minister of Assam.
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Elected to the Lok Sabha Six Times
Gogoi was elected to the Lok Sabha a total of 6 times. He was a Member of Parliament from Jorhat thrice from 1971 to 1985. He was followed by Kalibor MP from 1991-96 and 1998-2002. Currently, his son Gaurav Gogoi is the MP from this seat.