Gangtok, 27 May:
The Sikkim Pradesh Congress Committee expresses sorrow and is saddened by the untimely and sad demise of senior Congress leader, Mani Kumar Subba. MrSubba was a former Member of Legislative Assembly and three-term Member of Parliament from Tezpur, Assam.
A press release informs that he was also involved in Sikkim’s politics for a short while, but his major contribution has been in all the north-eastern states of India, where he played a significant role in strengthening the Indian National Congress. He will also be remembered for his philanthropic activities besides contribution to politics.
The SPCC expresses heartfelt condolences to his family and the people of Tezpur at this hour of grief and pray for eternal peace of his departed soul, the release states.