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AGP leader Kartik Hazarika passes away.


Guwahati, Assam [May 2015]


The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today announced a three-day mourning, following the death of its senior leader Kartik Hazarika at the Apollo Hospital, Chennai around 5.30 pm today. A former general secretary of the AGP, Hazarika was also president of the All Assam Students' Union in the 1985-86 term immediately after signing of the Assam Accord. At the time of his death, Hazarika was a member of the AGP central executive committee.
Hazarika was undergoing treatment for his liver-related ailments at the Apollo Hospital, Chennai. He was suffering from the liver-related ailments following a road accident some years back. He was also associated with the Ban Theatre, Tezpur for quite a long time.
In a condolence message, AGP president Atul Bora described him as a dedicated follower of regionalism and a committed party worker. He said that the AGP flag will be flown in half-mast for three days mourning the death of Hazarika. He extended his heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved members of Hazarika's family.
Former Chief Minister and senior AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta also mourned the death of Hazarika and extended his heartfelt sympathy to Hazarika's bereaved family.
The All Assam Students' Union has mourned the death of its former president Kartik Hazarika. The North East Students' Organisation has also mourned Hazarika's death.



Courtesy: by VOA team