Guwahati: Three-time former Chief Minister of Assam and veteran politician Tarun Gogoi from his hospital bed. After a sudden drop in his oxygen levels, Gogoi is now undergoing treatment at Guwahati's GMCH hospital after developing post-COVID complications.
In a viral audio clip that has now reached Inside Northeast, Gogoi, still undergoing treatment, says that he will continue to work for society. A strained Gogoi, rasping for breath, then goes on to thank the people of the state who have stood by him.
"I wish to convey that I will work as a social worker. Without the blessings of the public and that of God, I would not have been able to do this. I hope people will be able to continue loving me. I hope the people of Assam will always love me. People from Titabor and those from Jorhat are showering me with their lives. I hope that love will continue to come from the youths, students, tea garden labourers, farmers, businessmen. That is my main mantra and I will continue to work with this in mind."
The 85-year-old ex-Assam CM was admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital on August 26 after testing positive for the COVID-19.
Gogoi had earlier been discharged from the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital on October 25 after undergoing treatment for post-COVID-19 complications. Abhijit Sarma, the Superintendent of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), said that the leader was suffering from post-COVID sequelae. At one point, he was also administered plasma by the doctors of the GMCH.
Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was on Monday admitted to the intensive care unit of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). Today, sources revealed to us that the veteran leader is doing "slightly better."
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