Noted social worker and brother of Assam health minister Keshab Mahanta, Ratul Mahanta passed away on Friday morning. Ratul Mahanta died at a private hospital in Tezpur at around 8.30 am today.
Notably, he was under treatment for long as he was suffering from a critical disease. He was 45.
The untimely demise of Ratul Mahanta has shocked all the well-wishers. He left behind his mother, brothers Keshab Mahanta, Kanu Mahanta, Krishna Mahanta and student leader Moni Mahanta.
Kaliabor Press club, Kaliabor student union condoled the death of Mahanta.