Jalpaiguri, 23rd January: Parimal Malodas Ward No. 25 Councillor of Jalpaiguri Municipality passed away last night. His sudden demise brought a shadow of grief in the city. Reportedly, Parimal Malodas was elected as the Councillor thrice. To pay respect to the departed soul, a holiday has been announced at the Jalpaiguri assembly on January 24.
As per the report, the family members of the Councillor immediately rushed him to the Jalpaiguri Super Specialty Hospital following a sudden illness, last night. The Councillor was then shifted to a private hospital where the doctors declared him dead. Upon receiving the news of the incident, the representatives of all political parties rushed to the hospital.
The body of the Councillor was kept in the Rajiv Bhawan at the National Congress office at Jalpaiguri Thana More, since morning. The Jalpaiguri district BJP President Bapi Goswami, CPI(M) leader and former MP Jiten Das, CPI(M) leader Salil Acharya and many more dignitaries were present to pay homage to the late Councillor.