File image of Habul Chakraborty. Image: Facebook

Former Assam Congress leader and former legislator from Dhekiajuli Member Habul Chakraborty passed away on Sunday.

He was 60 years of age at the time of his demise.

The Congress leader was admitted to a local hospital of Dhekiajuli following respiratory problems.

He breathed his last on his way to Tezpur Medical College and Hospital for better treatment.

Meanwhile, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Ripun Bora expressed deep sorrow at the death of Chakraborty.

He also offered his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.

Bora said Chakraborty was a great asset, who supported the party with all his might.

Habul Chakraborty was born on February 1, 1960.

In 2011, he was elected as the MLA of Dhekiajuli constituency.

The senior leader was also a member of the Municipality Board.

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