Assam CM Sonowal mourns Tarun Gogoi’s demise


GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday condoled the death of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, describing the Congress veteran as a popular leader.

CM Sonowal Tweeted, “I express heartfelt condolences on the demise of former Chief Minister, a tall leader & our most respected Tarun Gogoi da. It’s the end of an era in Assam’s public life. He was so vibrant and full of life until a few days back, couldn’t believe this sad news.”


“Tarun Gogoi was a people’s leader who had great contribution in Assam’s political and public sphere. Even though we were in Opposition parties, we shared a wonderful rapport and he was a guiding figure. My deepest condolences to his family and well-wishers,” he added.