Former union minister B.K. Handique is dead

Guwahati, July 26(IANS) – Bijoy Krishna Handique, a former union minister and a Congress leader from Assam, died at the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital on Sunday. He was 80.

Former union minister B.K. Handique is dead

Doctors said Handique was admitted on Saturday evening due to heart related ailments.

A contemporary of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, Handique represented the Jorhat Lok Sabha constituency for six consecutive times since 1991.

Handique held several portfolios in the union government.

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