Former Assam Food and Civil Supplies and Health Minister Nazrul Islam passed away on Saturday.
He was undergoing treatment at Health City Hospital in Guwahati due to prolonged illness and breathed his last today at around 12.15 pm.
According to reports, his oxygen level has gone down on Friday after which he was admitted to the hospital.
Nazrul Islam is an Indian politician from the state of Assam.
He was a member of the Assam Legislative Assembly from the Indian National Congress.
He was a 5 time MLA in a row from the Lahorighat constituency.
He was also minister in the Tarun Gogoi Government of Assam from 7 June 2002 to 20 May 2016. He has been elected five straight times from the Laharighat constituency from 1996 to 2021.