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TMC MLA Samaresh Das dies after testing positive for COVID-19

The three-time MLA from Egra assembly constituency in the district was admitted to the hospital a few days back after he had tested positive for coronavirus.

Published: 17th August 2020 11:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th August 2020 11:34 AM   |  A+A-

Coronavirus Death

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By PTI

KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress MLA Samaresh Das, who had tested positive for COVID-19 recently, died at a hospital in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Monday, party sources said.

He was 76.

The three-time MLA from Egra assembly constituency in the district was admitted to the hospital a few days back after he had tested positive for coronavirus and developed complications of heart and kidney, party sources said.

He died this morning, a senior party leader said.

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, in a message, condoled his death.


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