Silchar: Today Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Santosh Mohan Dev took to his eternal journey. He was 83. Dev a seven-time Congress MP had held various positions in the Congress government. He was the Heavy Industry Minister in the UPA-I government. He also served as Minister of State (MoS) for Communications from 1986-1988 and MoS for Home between 1988-1989.
He was MoS I/C Steel Ministry in the P.V. Narasimha Rao government in 1991.
AICC President Sonia Gandhi expressed her solidarity with Dev’s family and supporters, particularly with Congress MP Sushmita Dev.
Several leaders took to twitter to express their condolences.