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TMC MLA passes away days after contracting Covid-19

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 • Telugu Comments

TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh on Wednesday reportedly passed away days after testing positive for COVID-19. The political leader was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kolkata, TMC party sources have been quoted as saying by the media.

Taking to Twitter, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled Ghosh's demise. "Very, very sad. Tamonash Ghosh, 3-time MLA from Falta & party treasurer since 1998 had to leave us today. Been with us for over 35 years, he was dedicated to the cause of the people & party. He contributed much through his social work. He has left a void that will be difficult to fill. On behalf of all of us, heartfelt condolences to his wife Jharna, his two daughters, friends and well-wishers," she wrote.

This sad news comes days after DMK MLA J Anbazhagan died of the virus. He is the second legislator in the country to succumb to Covid-19.

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