New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who was in a coma since 2008, today passed away at a hospital here.
He was 72.
“He had been critically ill since the past one month and succumbed to the illness at 12:10 pm. His family members including wife Deepa Dasmunsi and their son were at his bedside at that time,” Apollo hospital authorities said.
The former Union minister had suffered a stroke in 2008 and was hospitalised since then.
Dasmunsi was heading the All India Football Federation when he was taken ill.