Manoranjan Goswami was a member of the BJP and contested the 1998 Lok Sabha Polls as the BJP candidate from Guwahati.
Colonel ( Retd ) Manoranjan Goswami, father of veteran journalist Arnab Goswami passed away at in Mumbai after ‘battling a long illness.’
Arnab Goswami in a brief message to the media fraternity on 9 November said that his father, Retd. Colonel Manoranjan Goswami, passed away at around 12:45 AM in Mumbai after ‘battling a long illness.’
My heartfelt condolences to Arnab Goswami & family on the sad demise of his father Colonel Manoranjan Goswami, whom I've known as a wonderful human being. A brilliant commentator, Col Goswami was a strong voice on social & political issues
Prayers to the departed soul.
ॐ शांति pic.twitter.com/v1e3yWPtCA
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) November 9, 2018
Manoranjan Goswami was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and contested the 1998 Lok Sabha Polls as the BJP candidate for the prestigious Guwahati seat where he was defeated by Congress candidate Bhubaneshwar Kalita.
The mortal remains of Manoranjan Goswami will be brought to Guwahati on Friday. His final rites will be performed in Guwahati on Saturday afternoon.