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Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi’s demise condoled


Agartala, November 20, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads nation to condole passing away of former Union Minister and popular Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi. He is also being remembered for his contribution in world of football. 

Dasmunsi who died at 72 was in comma since 2008. He was admitted after falling in Delhi and breathed last at the same vicinity.

One of the best-known speakers from Bengal, Dasmunsi was the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Information and Broadcasting during the first term of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Dasmunsi made his Parliament debut in 1971 and for two years he helmed the Indian Youth Congress. In 1985, he was made MoS of commerce. Dasmunsi was an avid football enthusiast and served as the president of All India Football Federation for almost two decades.