GUWAHATI, April 27 - Abhijit Saikia, president of the Pabhoi regional wing of the AASU, who had met with an accident during a relief distribution drive in Biswanath district on April 23, breathed his last at GNRC Hospital here today.
Abhijit was leading a drive for distribution of essential materials, medicines, etc., among the needy people in his area with permission from the district authorities and following social distancing norm.
The 21-year-old was an undergraduate student at Biswanath College.
Abhijit leaves behind his father, mother, sister and a host of relatives and admirers.
Mourning the untimely demise, AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath, general secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi and chief adviser Dr Samujjal Bhattacharya conveyed their sympathies to the bereaved family.
�We are deeply hurt. We lost a versatile, relentless member of the AASU family and a promising student leader of Assam,� AASU leaders said in their condolence message.
Samujjal Bhattacharya, AASU vice president Bipul Rabha, assistant general secretaries Duldul Borkataki and Prakash Chandra Das, State executive members Tapan Kalita, Azmat Shiekh, Sunil Tanti, among others went to the hospital to pay their last respects of the deceased. His mortal remains will be taken to his hometown after an autopsy at the GMCH tomorrow.