Former Speaker P A Sangma dies


FORMER Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma died of a heart attack in New Delhi on Friday (March 4). He was 68. Parliament sources said the end came on Friday morning after he suffered a heart attack. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan announced the news of his death in the House, which was adjourned for the day. While expressing deep grief over Sangma’s passing away, Mahajan said he knew how to run the House with a smile and “I learnt this from him.” “A man of masses, Sangma strove relentlessly for the amelioration of the marginalised sections,” the Speaker said.…

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