Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi ought to be remembered for his smile, his beliefs and dedication to the folks of the state, his son and Lok Sabha MP Gaurav Gogoi stated on Monday.
Speaking to the press at Gauhati Medical College Hospital the place the Congress veteran died whereas present process therapy for post-COVID-19 issues, a sobbing Gaurav stated that his father fought until the tip.
“He was waiting for his daughter and grand-children to arrive. He bade us farewell only after they came,” he stated.
The former chief minister”s daughter, Chandrima Gogoi, lives within the US and arrived in Guwahati on Saturday.
“This year has been strange for me. God gave me a girl but also took my father away. This is the truth and I have accepted his passing away as God”s will,” Gaurav stated.
Gaurav and his Britain-born spouse Elizabeth Colburn Gogoi have two youngsters — a boy, and a woman who was born earlier this 12 months.
“As a son, I am proud of him and he will always remain within my heart and soul. He fulfilled all his responsibilities as a father and also as the guardian of the people of the state,” he stated.
Gaurav appealed to the folks to recollect his father”s smiling face, and never as he was bed-ridden on the hospital within the final days of his life.
“People of Assam should remember him and his smile, which will always be engraved in our hearts. His smile will remain with us,” the deputy chief of the Congress in Lok Sabha stated.
He is probably not bodily current with us however his beliefs and the teachings he taught will at all times be there, Gaurav stated.
“He will always be within me and whenever I find myself faced with a difficult situation or a tough question, I will look to him for an answer and I am sure about hearing his voice,” he stated.
Gaurav has been on his father”s aspect since he was readmitted to the hospital on November 2 and was briefing the press during the last two days for the reason that former chief minister”s situation took a flip for the more serious.
Gogoi, who can be survived by spouse Dolly, was the chief minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016, a six-time parliamentarian and Union minister twice. He was 84 years outdated.
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