By- Staff reporter | Date- April 06, 2012
Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Pramod Gogoi passed away today morning, at GNRC hospital, Guwahati. Late Gogoi was 82 years old at the time of death.
It is reported that Gogoi returned from Bihar after attending his party meeting and admitted at GNRC Hospital the same day. He was suffering from nasal bleeding, and his physical condition wasn’t improved.
Pramod Gogoi joined Communist Party of India in the year of 1948 and elected to Assam Assembly in 1967 from Sivsagar for the first time. He was elected to the assembly for five times in his political life.
Pramod Gogoi was also the Minister of Flood Control and Irrigation Department in the AGP-led coalition government in 1996-2001.