SILCHAR, June 13 - Veteran Congress leader and vice-president of the Silchar District Congress Committee Ranada Ranjan Dam passed away at 5:35 am�at a local hospital�on Wednesday. He was 78.
Popularly known as �Boku� among his party men and also across Barak Valley, Dam�s death cast a pall of gloom at the district Congress committee. Top leaders of the party thronged his residence to pay their last respects and a rally with his body was taken out at�10:45 am. Leaders of the party paid their last respects.