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SHILLONG, Dec 25 - Former Meghalaya Minister and senior Congress leader Friday Lyngdoh passed away on Thursday night at his residence here following a prolonged illness. He was 87.

Lyngdoh was not keeping well of late, family members said. He is survived by his four sons and three daughters.

The veteran politician�s funeral service would be held on Monday at his residence at Mawkhar and then at the Mawkhar Presbyterian Church.

Lyngdoh was elected as an MLA in 1990 from Mawkhar constituency. The Congress leader held several Ministerial berths during his stint as a politician.

He was re-elected in the 2003 and 2008 Assembly polls. He continued to hold different portfolios during this period. However, he decided not to contest the 2013 elections.

During his political career he held the postof President of Meghalaya Congress Committee. He was also a member of AICC and political advisor to Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, Speaker Abu Taher Mondal, former Chief Minister DD Lapang, Home Minister Roshan Warjri and others have condoled the death of Lyngdoh.

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Former Minister Friday Lyngdoh no more

SHILLONG, Dec 25 - Former Meghalaya Minister and senior Congress leader Friday Lyngdoh passed away on Thursday night at his residence here following a prolonged illness. He was 87.

Lyngdoh was not keeping well of late, family members said. He is survived by his four sons and three daughters.

The veteran politician�s funeral service would be held on Monday at his residence at Mawkhar and then at the Mawkhar Presbyterian Church.

Lyngdoh was elected as an MLA in 1990 from Mawkhar constituency. The Congress leader held several Ministerial berths during his stint as a politician.

He was re-elected in the 2003 and 2008 Assembly polls. He continued to hold different portfolios during this period. However, he decided not to contest the 2013 elections.

During his political career he held the postof President of Meghalaya Congress Committee. He was also a member of AICC and political advisor to Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, Speaker Abu Taher Mondal, former Chief Minister DD Lapang, Home Minister Roshan Warjri and others have condoled the death of Lyngdoh.