TURA, July 08: The father of former Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma, Binoy Bhushan Marak passed away on Sunday afternoon after suffering from medical complications at the Tura Civil Hospital.
According to sources, Marak had been suffering for a long time from various illnesses and had been in Ampati till about a month ago. When his condition did not improve despite medical help, he was brought to Tura where he stayed in the hope of improvement in his condition.
Binoy Bhushan Marak was born on October 8, 1931 and was an acknowledged educationist.
Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) also condoled the demise of Marak. “MPCC expresses profound grief and sorrow at the sudden demise of Shri Binoy Bhushan M. Marak, father of Dr Mukul Sangma, Hon’ble CLP leader & the Leader of the Opposition and immediate former chief minister of Meghalaya, at Tura in the early hours of 8th June, 2018,” MPCC said in its condolence message.