GUWAHATI, Dec 10: Rangapara BJP MLA Rajen Borthakur passed away at a private nursing home in Tezpur Tuesday night. He was 54.
He was admitted to the nursing home earlier in the evening in a critical condition and was put on life support.
#BREAKING | Rangapara BJP MLA Rajen Borthakur passes away at a private nursing home in Tezpur. He was admitted to the nursing home earlier in the evening and was on life support. Doctors said he breathed his last at 10:29 pm. pic.twitter.com/783608EXhe
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Despite best efforts by doctors to revive his health, he breathed his last at 10:29 pm.
Borthakur was first elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Tezpur in 2011. He did not contest the 2016 assembly elections but was elected from Rangapara constituency in the by-elections in October this year.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Finance, Health and PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass, former chief minister Tarun Gogoi and several other political leaders condoled the untimely demise of Rajen Borthakur.
Deeply anguished to learn about the demise of Rangapara MLA and my colleague Rajen Borthakur, just days after he took oath as a member of Assam Legislative Assembly.
My sincere condolences to the bereaved family members and well-wishers. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/l9gYt7rjX1
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) December 10, 2019
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— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) December 10, 2019
ৰঙাপাৰা সমষ্টিৰ বিধায়ক ৰাজেন বৰঠাকুৰৰ মৃত্যৰ বাতৰি পাই মৰ্মাহত হৈছো৷ তেখেতৰ বিদেহী আত্মাৰ সদগতি কামনা কৰিলোঁ৷
— Tarun Gogoi (@tarun_gogoi) December 10, 2019