Assam Poll official Died on Duty: CM Sonowal Pays Homage
Guwahati: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday visited the Moranhat residence of Late Tulshi Khanikar, who passed away while performing election duty, and paid tributes to the departed soul.
He met the deceased’s family members and conveyed my heartfelt condolences to them.
Khanikar who was deployed as an election officer died at Salkathoni polling station in Sonari, died while on duty during the first phase of Assam elections in 47 constituencies.
His health suddenly deteriorated and rushed to Dibrugarh immediately but the officer died on the way to the hospital.