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Ex-Minister passes away

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:09
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Dimapur, September 12: Former Minister, Yeangphong Konyak passed away today after a prolonged illness. He was 69 and is survived by his wife and five children.

Late Konyak became a Member of Legislative Assembly in 1982 and appointed Minister of State for Physical Education, Sports and Youth Service, 1984-86.

 He was appointed as Cabinet Minister for PHED from 04-11-1986 to 21-11-1987; Cabinet Minister for Physical Education, Sports and Youth Welfare in 1987. He was again appointed Minister for Forest, Ecology, Environment & Wildlife Preservation from 15-05-1990 to 01-04-1992.

Condolences:

The Nagaland Legislative Assembly has expressed shock at the demise of  N Yeangphong Konyak, former Member and Minister today at Oking Hospital Kohima after prolonged illness. 

In a condolence message, NLA Speaker, Dr Imtiwapang Aier stated that his death has caused a great loss to the Nagas in general and the Konyak Community in particular

The Speaker said the void created by him will be difficult to fill.

He, on his behalf and on behalf of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly conveyed  heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members. 

CM:

Chief Minister, T R Zeliang has expressed grief at the demise of former Minister, N Yeangpong Konyak after prolonged illness at Kohima. 

In a condolence message, Zeliang said late Konyak was a prominent Naga Statesman, he was a man dedicated to the service of the Naga Society whose immense contribution as a fair, efficient and charismatic leader will ever be remembered.

Stating that his passing away is a great loss Zeliang, on my own behalf and on behalf of the Government of Nagaland, extended heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.

Odisha Governor:

Governor of Odisha S C Jamir has expressed shock at the passing away of Yeangpong Konyak.

In a condolence message, Jamir said late Konyak proved to be a man of conviction and strong resolve and fully committed to the service of the people. 

Stating that he was one of the pioneer from the Konyak community, Jamir said his death is a great loss for the Konyak community in particular and Nagas in general.

Jamir and his wife conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed that his departed soul rest in peace.

Ex-PAN:

The Ex-Parliamentarian Association of Nagaland has also expressed grief at the demise of N Yeangphong Konyak, former Member and Minister, Nagaland Legislative Assembly 

In a condolence message, the Ex-PAN said late N  Yeangphong Konyak was a dedicated leader who tirelessly worked for the upliftment of the people. His desire to serve the people with humility made him live a life of principled public leader.

The Ex-PAN prayed that the departed soul rest in eternal peace.  (Page News Service)

 


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