A popular political leader, former union minister, Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, was in Coma since 2008 dies today at 12:10PM in a private hospital. He had been critically ill for past months. The blood supply to a part of his brain was cut off, which caused irreversible damage, according to doctors. He was on a life support since 2008.
Former president Pranab Mukherjee, who worked with Mr Dasmunsi in the Congress government, said: “Deeply saddened at the passing away of Shri Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi. His loss will be felt forever. Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”
I am deeply saddened by the death of Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi. It is a great loss. May his soul rest in peace pic.twitter.com/YLyeFaBYm9
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) November 20, 2017
We will miss Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi ji. A brilliant political mind and a good human being. Bengal and the Congress party have lost a tall leader. Our thoughts are with Deepa ji today.
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) November 20, 2017
Shri Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi was a popular leader with rich political and administrative experience. He did notable work to popularise football in India. Saddened by his demise. My thoughts are with Deepa Dasmunsi ji and family as well as his supporters.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 20, 2017
Saddened by the passing of Shri Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi who we fondly remember as “Dada” and who inspired me to join the @INCIndia in 1972 as a Student!! My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace!! pic.twitter.com/6KtYcQCwYp
— Gurudas Kamat (@KamatGurudas) November 20, 2017
Deeply saddened at the passing away of Shri Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi. His loss will be felt forever. Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.
— Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) November 20, 2017
RIP Priyoda ! #PriyaRanjanDasMunsi was one of finest Congress leader.His treatment was going on for a long time.His death is huge loss for the party.My heartfelt condolences to Mrs Deepa
— Sanjay Nirupam (@sanjaynirupam) November 20, 2017
Sad to hear about the demise of former Union Minister and veteran political leader Shri Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi. He contributed much to Bengal and to the administration of football in our country. My condolences to his family and associates #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 20, 2017
Saddened by the passing of Shri Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi – truly a loss to the nation and to the Congress. My condolences to his family.
— Jyotiraditya Scindia (@JM_Scindia) November 20, 2017
Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi showed the capacity to bring the congress to certain level in Bengal. He had special interest in sports particularly in football. A thorough gentleman and closely associated with cultural field. His demise is a great loss to me personally.
— Sharad Pawar (@PawarSpeaks) November 20, 2017
Condolences on the demise of our respected leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi ji. His contributions as a statesman and patron of Indian football will always be remembered.
— Raj Babbar (@RajBabbarMP) November 20, 2017