Cong leader Priya Ranjan Das Munshi dies, after 10yrs in a coma

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi. A File Picture

New Delhi, Nov. 20 (PTI): Senior Congress leader Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, who was in a coma since 2008, passed away on Monday at a hospital here. He was 72.

”He had been critically ill since the past one month and succumbed to the illness at 12.10 pm. His family members including wife Deepa Dasmunsi and their son were at his bedside at that time,” Apollo hospital authorities said.

The former Union minister had suffered a stroke in 2008 and was hospitalised since then.

Dasmunsi was heading the All India Football Federation (AIFF) when he was taken ill.

Congress leader Deepa Dasmunshi and her son being consoled by party
president Sonia Gandhi , vice-president Rahul Gandhi near the mortal remains of
senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Das Munshi
at AICC headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. Pictures by Prem Singh



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