Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi cremated

Thursday, 26 Nov, 3.48 pm

Former three-time Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi was cremated at Nabagraha Cremation Ground in Guwahati on Thursday with full state honours.

The last rites of the former chief minister were performed in presence of Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and thousands of other people.

The cremation was also attended by Assam Congress president Ripun Bora, state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass, a host of ministers, MPs, MLAs, politicians, government officials, leaders of various organizations, well-wishers and family members.

The funeral pyre was lit by the former chief minister's son and Kaliabor MP, Gaurav Gogoi.