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Coronavirus: Trinamool Congress MLA Tamonash Ghosh dies in Kolkata hospital

Tamonash Ghosh, who was a 3-time MLA from Falta, had tested positive along with his two daughters and three aides last month. 

Trinamool Congress MLA Tamonash Ghosh, who had tested positive for the coronavirus in May, died at a hospital in West Bengal’s capital Kolkata, He was 60.

Ghosh was a three-time MLA from the Falta Assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district. He was admitted to hospital after he tested positive for the infection last month.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter to express her condolences to his family. “Very, very sad. Tamonash Ghosh, 3-time MLA from Falta & party treasurer since 1998 had to leave us today. Been with us for over 35 years, he was dedicated to the cause of the people and party. He contributed much through his social work,” she wrote.

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