Guwahati: Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) MLA Gossaigaon constituency, Majendra Narzary has died of post-COVID-19 complications at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Wednesday morning.
Narzary was on ventilation at the GMCH.
Narzary breathed his last at 5:50am at the GMCH in Guwahati.
The Bodoland Peoples’ Front (BPF) leader was 68 and is survived by his wife and four children.
He had represented the Gossaigaon constituency in Assam”s Kokrajhar district since 2006 and defeated his nearest rival of UPPL”s Somnath Narzary by over 10,000 votes in the recently concluded assembly polls.
Narzary was admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital after he had tested positive for the infection and his condition deteriorated due to comorbidities, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said.
Mahanta had visited the MLA at the hospital on Tuesday night after his condition deteriorated and he was put on ventilator support.
“Though he had won against COVID, unfortunately, he succumbed to comorbidity issues…my condolences to his family and well-wishers,” the health minister said.
Narzary was earlier a high school headmaster and was also associated with several social organisations.