November 30, 2020

Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee Condole West Bengal Congress Chief Somen Mitra’s Loss of life



File photo of Somen Mitra.

File photograph of Somen Mitra.

A 3-time president of the Congress West Bengal unit from 1992-1996, 1996-1998 after which once more from September 2018, Mitra was a seven-term MLA from the Sealdah meeting constituency.

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  • Final Up to date: July 30, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condoled the passing away of get together’s West Bengal unit president Somen Mitra and stated that he will likely be remembered with “love, fondness and respect”. Mitra handed away at a Kolkata hospital early Thursday. He was 78.

“All my love and help to family and associates of Somen Mitra at this troublesome time. We’ll keep in mind him with love, fondness and respect,” Gandhi stated in a tweet. Mitra handed away round 1.30 am following a cardiac arrest, the hospital sources stated, including that he had examined unfavorable for COVID-19. He’s survived by his spouse and son.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee additionally took to Twitter to specific her grief and supplied her condolence to the veteran chief’s family.

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar additionally his expressed unhappiness over the chief’s demise and stated that the state will all the time recall his “sagacious contributions in public life”.

A 3-time president of the Congress West Bengal unit from 1992-1996, 1996-1998 after which once more from September 2018, Mitra was a seven-term MLA from the Sealdah meeting constituency.



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