Former Congress MLA Sarat Saikia Passes Away
Former MLA of Mahmora constituency in Sivasagar district and leader of Congress, Sarat Saikia died on Thursday morning in a hospital in Kolkata.
Saikia was suffering from kidney disorder and was under treatment in a hospital at Kolkata since four months.
Saikia, who served as the Parliamentary Secretary during the Tarun Gogoi-led government has won the parliamentary election from Mahmora constituency in 2001. 2006 and 2011.
According to the family members of Saikia, the mortal remains have not been able to brought to home on Thursday due to non-availability of flights and the body will reach Moran on Friday.
Saikia leave behind his son, daughter, daughter-in-law, son-in-law and his grandchildren.
Former Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Pranab Gogoi condoles the death of Saikia.