Former Assam CM Bhumidhar Burman died at the age of 91 years. He was ill for a long time. He breathed his last in a private hospital in Guwahati on Sunday evening.
Bhumidhar Barman, former Chief Minister of Assam (Assam), died at the age of 91 on Sunday evening due to prolonged illness. He was admitted to a private hospital in Guwahati for a long time.
PM Modi expressed grief
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted Narendra Modi’s message which said, ‘I am saddened by the death of former Assam Chief Minister and senior leader Bhoomidhar Burman. In this hour of grief, I express my condolences to his family and supporters. ”Let us tell you that senior Congress leader Burman had been the Chief Minister of Assam twice.
3 day state mourning announcement
At the same time, the Government of Assam has expressed condolences on the death of Burman, and announced a three-day state mourning. In a statement, the government said that his body will be cremated with full state honors. It is worth mentioning that Burman became the Chief Minister after the death of Hiteshwar Saikia for the first time and held this post from 22 April to 14 May 1996. He was re-appointed as Chief Minister in 2010 when the then Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi went to Mumbai for a cardiac operation.
Burman had been an MLA 7 times
Burman was a minister in Hiteshwar Saikia and Tarun Gogoi governments and took charge of various departments including education, health, revenue. According to official documents, Burman, who was a 7-time MLA, was first elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly in 1967. He represented Borkhetri seat in Nalbari district four times. He was elected MLA twice from Nalbadi West and once from Dharmapur.