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    Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Passes Away At 64

    Shillong, July 28, 2019

    The Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Speaker and the former Chief Minister Donkupar Roy died on July 28th, 2019, at the Medanta Hospital.

    He was 64 years old at the time of his demise. He breathed his last at 2:50 pm. As per information, he was ill for more than a week and was brought to Gurugram for better medical care.

    His body will be taken back to Meghalaya on July 29th, 2019, for the performance of last rites. He was the head of the United Democratic Party (UDP).

    Remembering the contributions of the leader, the Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said, “Deeply saddened by the untimely demise of Speaker of Meghalaya Assembly Dr Donkupar Roy. We have lost a leader, a mentor, who had dedicated his life for the service of the people. May Almighty provide strength to his family in this hour of grief. May his soul RIP.”

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