Dimapur, September 15: A condolence prayer meeting was held today at Dimapur DCC office to pay last respects to former Union Minister and veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes, who passed away on September 13 at Mangalore.
A press release infirmed that the function was attended by PCC and Dimapur DCC officials.
NPCC President K Therie recalled the life and times of Oscar Fernandes and his immense contribution to the Congress party as well as to the cause of Nagas, particularly when he headed Group of Ministers on Naga political issue.
The departed leader had also widely travelled across Nagaland for party works and he perfectly understood the aspirations and sentiments of the people, it stated.
Other officials who paid tributes include W Akum Yim, Vice President NPCC, Tsenthungo Nyamo, President Dimapur DCC and Rajesh Sethi, Chairman NPCC Minority Dept. The meeting ended with a prayer for the departed soul and his family, well wishers and supporters.
(Page News Service)