Mohammad Hellanuddin Khan who represented the Lilong Assembly constituency for more than 20 years died at his residence on Friday night due to stroke. He was 78. He left behind his wife, two sons and three daughters.

Family sources said that they were talking after dinner when he collapsed at 10:15 pm. He died before he could be rushed to hospital. Khan served as minister in several ministries.

A large number of persons attended the burial ceremony on Saturday.