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Former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma Dies At 68

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma died of a heart attack on 4th March 2016. He was 68. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan announced the news of his death in the House, which was adjourned for the day. PA Sangma (born 1 September 1947 and died 4th March 2016) was politician who was Speaker of Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998 and Chief Minister of Meghalaya from 1988 to 1990. He was a co-founder of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and remained a member of the Lok Sabha for eight terms, i.e. 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th Lok Sabha.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of former Lok Sabha Speaker Shri PA Sangma.  "Shri PA Sangma was a self-made leader whose contribution towards the development of the Northeast is monumental. Saddened by his demise.  Shri PA Sangma's tenure as Lok Sabha Speaker is unforgettable. His down to earth personality and affable nature endeared him to many.  Sangma ji was deeply influenced by Netaji Bose. Here's a programme both of us attended in 2012 on Azad Hind Fauj ", the Prime Minister said.