Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi died on Monday, reported PTI, he was 86.
Gogoi had been admitted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital since 2 November with post-Covid complications and was on non-invasive ventilation, reports the Scroll citing the PTI.
He had tested positive for Covid-19 on August 25 and was discharged from the hospital on 25 October.
The 86-year-old three-time Congress chief minister, who represents Titabor Assembly constituency in Jorhat district, was among 24 legislators from the state to have contracted the infection.
The Congress leader's health worsened on Saturday afternoon, following a multi-organ failure and he became unconscious with difficulty in breathing. He was put on invasive ventilation by Saturday night as his condition deteriorated.
On Sunday, doctors had performed dialysis on him as he was unable to pass urine naturally due to a kidney problem.
Earlier on Monday, his health deteriorated further and doctors said he was "very very critical".
Gogoi's blood pressure was fluctuating and he was breathing only with the help of machines. Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was at the hospital along with the Congress leader's son, Gaurav Gogoi.
A host of lawmakers and legislators, including former ministers and senior leaders of the Congress, have been camping at the hospital since Saturday night.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal cancelled his engagements in Dibrugarh and flew back to Guwahati to be with Gogoi and his family on Monday.