Another newly elected Assam MLA succumbs to COVID-19
COVID-19 has claimed the second newly elected Assam MLA in lower than per week.
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Leho Ram Boro, who represented the United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) from the Tamulpur Assembly constituency, handed away on the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital on Saturday. He was 63.
Doctors stated he suffered a stroke whereas present process remedy for an infection by the novel coronavirus. He had examined constructive a couple of days in the past.
“His sudden demise is a significant loss to the Tamulpur region and the entire UPPL family. He devoted most of his life to the development and uplift of the region,” UPPL president and chief govt member of Bodoland Territorial Council Pramod Boro stated.
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mourned the MLA’s dying.
The Chief Minister instructed Ministers Urkhao Gwra Brahma of the UPPL and Ashok Singhal of the BJP to guarantee his final rites with State honours.
Leho Ram Boro is the second MLA after 68-year-old Majendra Narzary of Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) died due to post-COVID-19 issues on May 26. The latter represented the Gossaigaon constituency.
Both deceased MLAs have been from areas beneath the BTC.
The UPPL had gained six Assembly seats and the BPF 4 within the BTC areas. The elections have been held in three phases from March 27 to April 6.
The dying of the MLAs has diminished the power of the BJP-led ruling alliance and the Congress-led opposition alliance by a seat every.
While the BJP’s Mitrajot (alliance of associates) now has 74 MLAs, the Mahajot (grand alliance) of the Congress has 49.