Senior Tripura minister and BJP’s ruling ally IPFT’s founder-president N C Debbarma breathed his last on Sunday following a massive cerebral stroke.
The veteran tribal leader was 80 and is survived by his wife, four sons, and three daughters. He suffered a massive cerebral stroke on Saturday and was admitted to a state-run hospital, where he underwent surgery but breathed his last at 2.45 pm on Sunday, the spokesperson said.
The BJP-led government declared a three-day state mourning as mark of respect for the veteran tribal leader.
PM Modi, Chief Minister Manik Saha, and JP Nadda among others expressed deep condolence over Debbarma’s death.
Heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Sri NC Debbarma ji , Minister in Tripura cabinet & senior IPFT leader . 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/ijJ7wHFj8e— B L Santhosh (@blsanthosh) January 1, 2023
The passing away of Senior leader and Cabinet Minister Shri N C Debbarma leaves us all extremely saddened. My thoughts are with his family and admirers in this very unfortunate hour.Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/VW5ZgaeCG3
— Rajib Bhattacharjee (@Rajib4BJP) January 1, 2023
Tripura Revenue Minister and our Govt partner Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) supremo Shri N C Debbarma was an affable man with strong ideas for progress of Tripura. I had an opportunity to interact extensively with him.So deeply pained by his demise. Condolences. pic.twitter.com/myk8j413KQ
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) January 1, 2023
The state revenue and forest minister was not keeping well for the last few months as he was suffering from chronic diabetes, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) spokesperson Amit Debbarma said.
Debbarma, along with Mevar Kumar Jamatia, was inducted into the cabinet of Biplab Kumar Deb.
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