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Meghalaya MLA passes away

By Correspondent

TURA, Feb 28 � The lone Garo National Council (GNC) MLA in the Meghalaya Assembly, Clifford Marak breathed his last at about 1 am today in the International Hospital in Guwahati.

He was battling with life since the past few months after suffering from liver and kidney diseases. He was 68. He represented Chokpot constituency in South Garo Hills and was the founder of the Garo National Council.

Born on April 13, 1947 at Sibbari village, Marak had an illustrious career in politics. He won four terms as MLA from Chokpot constituency and was for a term the Agriculture Minister in the State. He was also one of the first to hold both the MLA and MDC posts in Garo Hills, while being the executive member of Education & Land and Revenue in GHADC.

Marak and his party had been fighting for a separate Garoland State and had been at the forefront of the demand for the past two decades.

His stint in politics began with first Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Capt WA Sangma. During his student life, he was actively involved in the Hill State Movement. He leaves behind his wife Kalpana D Sangma, three daughters and two sons.

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Meghalaya MLA passes away

TURA, Feb 28 � The lone Garo National Council (GNC) MLA in the Meghalaya Assembly, Clifford Marak breathed his last at about 1 am today in the International Hospital in Guwahati.

He was battling with life since the past few months after suffering from liver and kidney diseases. He was 68. He represented Chokpot constituency in South Garo Hills and was the founder of the Garo National Council.

Born on April 13, 1947 at Sibbari village, Marak had an illustrious career in politics. He won four terms as MLA from Chokpot constituency and was for a term the Agriculture Minister in the State. He was also one of the first to hold both the MLA and MDC posts in Garo Hills, while being the executive member of Education & Land and Revenue in GHADC.

Marak and his party had been fighting for a separate Garoland State and had been at the forefront of the demand for the past two decades.

His stint in politics began with first Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Capt WA Sangma. During his student life, he was actively involved in the Hill State Movement. He leaves behind his wife Kalpana D Sangma, three daughters and two sons.

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