File image of Ashwini Chetia

The former president of All Tai Ahom Students’ Union (ATASU), Ashwini Chetia passed away on Thursday midnight in a private hospital in Guwahati.

He was suffering from cancer and was under treatment at Health City hospital for a few days.

He left behind his wife and son.

The former AATASU president who later became the advisor of the students’ body had joined the BJP last year.

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed his condolences at the untimely demise of Chetia.

Sonowal took to Twitter to express his grief.

He wrote:

‘Saddened to know of the sudden demise of student leader, former ATASU advisor & president and


 karyakarta Ashini Chetia.

Praying for the departed soul, I offer my deepest condolences to his bereaved family members.’

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