🐺 PA Sangma Passes Away💐
On Friday, former Lok Sabha speaker, Purno Agitok Sangma, 68, passed away💐 on account of a heart attack💔 he suffered at his home in Delhi🌆. Sangma unsuccessfully contested the presidential election📥 against Pranab Mukherjee. PM Modi✌ said that Sangma was a "'self-made leader, whose contribution towards the development of the Northeast is monumental. Saddened by his demise." Several members of the House also condoled😔 his passing away calling him a "very popular mass leader." As a mark of respect towards him, the Lok Sabha was adjourned⛔ for the day & will convene on Tuesday. Sangma was the former CM of Meghalaya and was elected to the Lok👥 Sabha 8⃣ times. He was the speaker of the house between 1996 and 1998. In 1999 he was expelled🚫 from the Congress✋ along with Sharad Pawar and Tariq Anwar, because he revolted against Sonia Gandhi's👵🏼 foreign origin issue.