Congress Leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi Passes Away at 72

 Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

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.