Senior AGP leader Biraj Sarma, who was also a minister in the Prafulla Kumar Mahanta governments, passed away at the Neemcare Hospitals in Guwahati at 2:30 pm today (Jan 15).
Sarma was one of the signatories of the Assam Accord along with Prafulla Mahanta and Brigu Phukan.
#BREAKING | Senior AGP leader and former two-time minister Biraj Sarma, who breathed his last at at the Neemcare Hospital, Guwahati, was one of the signatories of the #Assam Accord. pic.twitter.com/76OLr4TUtO
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He represented the East Guwahati constituency in the Assam Assembly.
Apart from the AGP, he was also popular in political circles cutting across party lines.
His death has cast a pall of gloom with the AGP mourning his death and terming it an irreparable loss for the party.