Guwahati : Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Anjan Dutta passed away today morning taking after a cardiovascular failure. Dutta, 64, was undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi since May 18. He has been conceded in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) taking after a serious mid-chest infection.
A three time MLA from Amguri constituency, Dutta took over as the president of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee in December 2014. Known to be a close associate of former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, Dutta has served in several important positions like the state’s transport minister.