Shillong (Meghalaya), March 4 : Member of legislative assembly representing Rajabala constituency of Meghalaya , Dr .Azad Zaman passed away following a cardiac arrest early this morning .
He was 47 .
According to reports he passed away at around 2 am this morning .
Condoling his premature demise Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma tweeted , “Shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Hon’ble MLA of Rajabala, Meghalaya, Dr Azad Zaman. Dynamic and young leader of the plain belt of Garo Hills who worked tirelessly for the people. My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. May he rest in peace,”
A medical doctor who passed out from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Dr. Zaman had won the Rajabala assembly seat in Meghalaya in 2018.
Earlier in 2013, he had contested as an Independent candidate and had lost the elections .