Former CM Tarun Gogoi Passes Away | LIVE UPDATES


In a latest update on former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi’s health condition, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital superintendent Dr. Abhijit Sarmah has announced on Monday morning that the Congress leader is extremely critical.

Addressing the media, in a brief message, Dr. Sarmah said, “Lets hope for the best but he is still very critical today”.

  • Mr. Gogoi’s son and daughter are beside him in the hospital today.
  • Dr. Sarmah has said, “No dialysis will be conducted today”.
  • “Frankly speaking he is very critical and let’s see what happens. We have given him the maximum life support we could,” he said.
  • Mr.Gogoi’s oxygen saturation level is at 100.
  • Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and wife Riniki Bhuyan Sarma are present at GMCH.
  • MP Gaurav Gogoi extends his gratitude to the people of Assam for praying for the speedy recovery of his father and the former CM.
  • Gaurav Gogoi suggested if sound therapy could be arranged for the 86-year-old Congress leader.
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma: Completely on life support.
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma: His organs have more or less become dysfunctional. The pacemaker is supporting his heart.
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma: The GMCH team of doctors have tried their best but the rest is upto the Almighty. It won’t be possible for doctors alone to save his life. Prayers for him from everyone are required.
  • Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal: Praying for his speedy recovery. In constant touch, with the Principal Secretary.
  • There are reflex movements observed in Mr.Gogoi’s eyes.
  • According to patrolling officers, the road leading to Rajiv Bhawan from GMCH has been cleared on both sides. Patrolling officers have been deployed at different spots along the road.
  • A special puja has been offered at Kamakhya Temple for the Congress leader’s recovery, in consultation with the head priest and Mr.Gogoi’s son Gaurav.
  • GMCH Superintendent, Dr. Abhijit Sarmah: The doctors are still trying their best. Mr. Gogoi’s heart is functioning. His oxygen saturation is there to one level. But he is critical and on mechanical ventilator support.
  • Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta arrives at GMCH.
  • Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal enroute Guwahati from Dibrugarh. He has boarded a special flight to reach Guwahati at the earliest and visit Mr.Gogoi.
  • AIUDF chief and MP Badruddin Ajmal prays for Mr. Gogoi’s recovery, and breaks down, while, addressing the press.
  • GMCH to make an announcement on Mr.Gogoi’s health at 5 pm today.
  • Tarun Gogoi passed away at 5:34pm, informed Assam cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. His mortal remains will be taken to his government residence in Guwahati and will be taken to Kalakshetra tomorrow where he will be kept there until further notice.
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