CPI Condoles Death of Com. Drupad Borgohain
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India issued the following statement condoling the demise of veteran CPI leader Drupad Borgohain on April 10, 2019:
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India announces with deep grief the passing away of Com. Drupad Borgohain a former member of the National Executive of the party, a former parliamentarian and former secretary of Assam State Council. He breathed his last this morning at around 6 a.m. at a private hospital in Eastern Assam’s Dibrugarh. He was 78 years old and was suffering from kidney related disease.
Com. Borgohain was elected to Rajya Sabha in 1998. He had also served as a legislator from Nazira assembly constituency from 2006-2011. He was also elected as the president of Assam state council of All India Kisan Sabha.
Born on November 7, 1941 at Maduri village in Sivasagar district, Borgohain studied at Zira High School and Sibsagar College, Joysagar. A teacher by profession, he worked at the Maduri Middle Vernacular School during 1960–1961. He went on to teach at the Chakimukh Middle English School between October 1961 and January 1963, and then at Zira Higher Secondary Multi-Purpose School from 1 February, 1963 until December 31, 1982. He became a CPI member in April 1963.
The National Secretariat pays its most respectful homage in the memory of Com. Borgohain and sends its heartfelt condolences to his wife, other family members and party members of Assam.