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Former MLA Bibekananda Doley no more

STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI,  April 22:  Former Congress MLA from Jagiroad constituency in Assam Bibekananda Doley has passed away in a city hospital at 12.45 am today. Since sometime Doley has been seriously ill and has been undergoing treatment. He has been an MLA for two terms from 2006 to 2016 from the constituency. He was born in 1964 and was 54 years of age at the time of his demise. His body was brought to the Rajiv Bhawan this morning where Congress president Ripun Bora and a host of state party leaders paid their last respect to the departed soul. Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has expressed shock and profound sorrow at the passing away of Doley. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has also deeply mourned the demise of Doley. Others who grieved the death of the former Congress MLA include Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Debabrata Saikia, Rajya Sabha MP Bhubeneswar Kalita among others.

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