Guwahati, Feb 2: Sitting Congress MLA, David Nongrum died here this morning. The 42-year-old legislator suffered a heart attack.
The legislator, who represented Mawryngkneng constituency, is the son of former Speaker of Meghalaya Assembly, Charles Pyngrope.
He was brought to NEIGRIHMS around 8-20 am this morning and was declared brought dead. He had a history of hyper tension.
Condoling the untimely death of the MLA, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma tweeted, “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.”