Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Former Sonai MLA Anowar Hussain Laskar passes away

Silchar : Former MLA or Sonai Anowar Hussain Laskar (Rana) passed away late on Monday night.

He was 71. He is survived by his wife, son, two daughters and many other relatives. Family members said Anowar was being taken to SMCH as his health condition worsened, but he died before reaching the hospital around 2:15 AM. on Monday night. He was buried at a burial site in Madhurbond on Tuesday evening, theke family member said.

A two-time legislator, Anowar contested on AGP ticket in 1996 assembly election from Sonai and became the MLA for the first time. He won the next election from Sonai representing Samajwadi Party. Political leaders from different parties including Sonai MLA Karim Uddin Barbhuiya, Lakhipur MLA Kaushik Rai, and karimganj north MLA Kamalakhya Dey Purkasthya among other expressed their deep sorrow over the demise and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved family members.

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