Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi is undergoing treatment at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Credit: File image 

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal met with the former CM Tarun Gogoi to inquire about the latter’s health. Gogoi is undergoing treatment at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

Sonowal wrote on twitter, “Visited former Chief Minister Shri @tarun_gogoi at Guwahati Medical College & Hospital (GMCH) and inquired about his health. The doctors & hospital authorities have taken special care of him. Wish him a speedy recovery.”

Even Assam state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass visited the veteran Congress leader today. Dass said he had been unable to visit Gogoi when he was admitted earlier due to being COVID-19 positive. The President added that Gogoi, though weak physically, is quite strong mentally to overcome all the health hazards.

Yesterday, Gogoi sent out a public message for the first time since he was re-admitted at GMCH. He thanked his well-wishers for ushering their love and support towards him. “Without blessings from the people and God, it would not have been possible for me to do service to the society. I hope that people of Assam keep showing their love,” said the former chief minister in the message.

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He has also stated how much he values the affection that he has received over the years from the public.”Their love is what I believe is what I have earned during my political career and I hope to keep this I can carry on working for the people,” Gogoi added.

On Sunday night, the three-time CM complained of uneasiness after which he was shifted to the intensive care unit of the GMCH. Earlier, the veteran political leader had spent the past two months in hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19 in August. He was later discharged on October 25.

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