Senior Cong leader passes away Staff Correspondent SILCHAR, June 13 - Veteran Congress leader and vice-president of the Silchar District Congress Committee Ranada Ranjan Dam passed away at 5:35 am at a local hospital on Wednesday. He was 78. Popularly known as ‘Boku’ among his party men and also across Barak Valley, Dam’s death cast a pall of gloom at the district Congress committee. Top leaders of the party thronged his residence to pay their last respects and a rally with his body was taken out at 10:45 am. Leaders of the party paid their last respects.