Various leaders of the State on Tuesday condoled the demise of former Assam Minister and historical Assam Accord signatory Biraj Sharma.
In a tweet Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, “Saddened to learn about the demise of former minister & AGP leader Biraj Kumar Sarma. I offer my sincere condolences and prayers to his bereaved family members and well-wishers.”
Saddened to learn about the demise of former minister & AGP leader Biraj Kumar Sarma.
I offer my sincere condolences and prayers to his bereaved family members and well-wishers. pic.twitter.com/SvtuGVP7sZ
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) January 15, 2019
On the other hand, former Assam Chief Minister and senior AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta also condoled the demise of Biraj Sharma. He expressed his deepest sympathies to the family members of Sharma. Notably Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was also a signatory of the Assam Accord along with Biraj Sharma and Bhrigu Kumar Phukan.
Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also took to twitter to express his condolence on the demise of the AGP leader.
প্ৰাক্তন মন্ত্ৰী , অসম আন্দোলনৰ অগ্ৰণী নেতা বিৰাজ শৰ্মা ডাঙৰীয়াৰ বিয়োগৰ বাতৰি পাই অতি দুখ অনুভৱ কৰিছো ৷
তেওঁৰ বিদেহী আত্মাৰ চিৰশান্তি কামনা কৰাৰ লগতে শোক-সন্তপ্ত পৰিয়ালবৰ্গলৈ গভীৰ সমবেদনা জ্ঞাপন কৰিলোঁ ৷
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) January 15, 2019
Meanwhile, BJP State president Ranjeet Kumar Dass also offered his condolence. “BJP president Ranjeet Dass offered his sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Biraj Sharma,” a BJP press statement read.