New Delhi: Meghalaya Assembly Speaker and former Meghalaya Chief Minister Donkupar Roy passed away at around 2:50 PM on Sunday. He breathed his last at a Gurugram hospital, reported news agency ANI. Also Read - Budget 2021 | Easy Access, Multiple Language Option: All You Need to Know About 'Union Budget Mobile App'
Reports claimed that Roy was taken to Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital after he complained of some stomach-related complication. He was undergoing treatment since then. Also Read - Republic Day Parade 2021: All You Need to Know About PM Modi's 'Special' Paghdi From Jamnagar
Calling Roy his personal friend, former Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said,”I am deeply shocked by the unexpected news of the sad demise of our honourable Speaker, Dr Donkupar Roy. Lost a personal friend & a leader of the state, rare, trustworthy & dependable. Deepest condolences to the bereaved family.”