Dhanbad, Jul 21 : Three time former Dhanbad MP and Marxist thinker AK Roy passed away at the Central Hospital of BCCL here at the age of 85.Arun Kumar Roy or AK Roy or popularly known as Roy Da among his followers was grappling various old age related ailments and was admitted at the Central Hospital on July 8. The doctors treating him at the hospital said that AK Roy breathed his last 1115 hours.
As the death of his news spread people from all walks of life started gathering at the hospital to pay their tributes to the leader. Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren and AJSU supremo Sudesh Kumar Mahto also offered their condolences over the passing away of the leader.
Chief Minister Raghubar Das has ordered that the cremation will be done with full state honors on the banks of the Damodar river at Mohalbani.His body will be brought to Nunudih tomorrow and kept at Shaheed Comrade Budhraj Chatterjee Maidan and later taken for its final journey.(UNI)