President of India condoles the passing away of Shri BK Handique



 President of India condoles the passing away of Shri BK Handique 
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Shri Bijoy Krishna Handique, former Union Minister. 


In his condolence message to his wife, Smt. Swarup Rani Handique, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of Shri Bijoy Krishna Handique, a friend and colleague of long years.

Shri Handique served the nation with distinction in different capacities during his public life. He was Member of Parliament from the Jorhat Lok Sabha constituency for six consecutive terms from 1991 to 2014, He also served as Member of the Assam Legislative Assembly from 1972 to 1978 and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) from 1980 to 1986.

His services to the nation as a Union Minister of State for Defence, Parliamentary Affairs, Mines, Chemicals and Fertilizers and Minister for Mines and North Eastern Region during the tenure of the UPA Government will be always remembered.

Shri Handique made immense contribution for the welfare and development of the people of India, especially the State of Assam.

Please accept my heartfelt condolences and convey the same to the rest of your family members. I pray to the Almighty to give you and other members of the family strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss.” 

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JORHAT:  Assam government today announced to conduct the last rites of former Union Minister Bijoy Krishna Handique with full state honours.

Condoling the death of the senior Congress leader, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi asked Education minister Sarat Borkotoky to attend the last rites of Handique.
We can never forget Handique's contribution to the society. We worked with utmost sincerity to solve the problems of the state," Mr Gogoi said after paying floral tributes on his body in Jorhat.

The six-time Lok Sabha member always worked for upholding democratic values and his demise is an irreparable damage to the state, the Chief Minister added.


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