Shillong (Meghalaya), Feb 02 : Sitting Congress MLA of Meghalaya David Nongrum passed away on Tuesday here .
The 42 -year old Congress legislator suffered a cardiac arrest and was brought dead to North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS).
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma condoled the demise of the two time MLA and said in a tweet, “Extremely saddened by the sudden demise of Sh. David Nongrum, Hon’ble MLA from Meghalaya. He was a young, dynamic and vocal leader who executed an impactful tenure. My heartfelt condolences to the family in this hour of grief. May his soul rest in peace”.
Minister James Sangma tweeted ,”Extremely shocked & saddened to hear of the demise of Shri. David Nongrum, MLA of Mawryngkneng Constituency. His death is a loss not only to the people of his Constituency but also to the State. My deepest sympathies to the bereaved family. May God give them strength,”
Nongrum joined Congress party in 2018 and contested from Mawryngkngeng constituency. Nongrum is a two-time MLA and also the son of former Speaker Charles Pyngrope.