TMC MLA, who tested positive, dies

New Delhi (NVI): Trinamool Congress legislator Tamonash Ghosh, who tested positive for the coronavirus disease in May died today morning. He was 60.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled his death in a tweet.

Taking over to twitter, Mamta Banerjee wrote, “Very, very sad. Tamonash Ghosh, 3-time MLA from Falta & party treasurer since 1998 had to leave us today. Been with us for over 35 years, he was dedicated to the cause of the people & party. He contributed much through his social work,”

In another tweet Banerjee said, “He has left a void that will be difficult to fill. On behalf of all of us, heartfelt condolences to his wife Jharna, his two daughters, friends and well wishers, she added.

The three-time MLA from the Falta assembly constituency was undergoing treatment for coronavirus after he was admitted to Apollo Hospital on May 23. He also had several complications related to the heart and the kidney.

-RJV