Guwahati News Desk: Noted economist, Dr Jayanta Madhab passes away on Sunday night after prolonged illness at Apollo Hospital, Guwahati. He was advisor to then CM Tarun Gogoi from 2003 to early 2009. He also served as the Director of Asian Development Bank and was the founder Chairman of North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NeDFi). The mortal remains of Dr Madhab have been taken to his Kharguli residence.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed grief over his demise and oders to perform his last rites with full state honour.