Represented Cong. thrice in Lok Sabha

Represented Cong. thrice in Lok Sabha

Mani Kumar Subba, a controversial former MP from Assam whose allegedly uncertain citizenship was probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation, handed away in Delhi on Sunday evening after a protracted battle with sickness.

Going by the age talked about within the affidavit he filed for contesting the Tezpur Lok Sabha seat in 2014, he was 61.

Wealthiest MP

Subba, aka ‘lottery king’, was the wealthiest MP from the Northeast earlier than fragrance baron Badruddin Ajmal of the All India United Democratic Entrance was elected to Parliament from Assam in 2006. He represented the Congress thrice within the Lok Sabha from the Tezpur constituency earlier than the occasion dropped him.

He fell ailing whereas campaigning throughout the 2014 election that he contested and misplaced as an Impartial. Subba didn’t fairly get well and spent the remainder of his life in his Delhi farmhouse.

In a condolence message on Monday, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal commiserated with Subba’s household. The All Assam Gorkha College students’ Union mentioned his demise was an excellent loss to the group, notably poor youngsters and the needy who had been beneficiaries of his largesse.

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