Dimapur, January 24: Deputy Chief minister Y Patton has expressed grief at the demise of Padmashree M. Vero, Ex. MP and former president Naga Hoho today.
Patton described late Vero as an efficient parliamentarian and a highly regarded social activist, who dedicated his time for the service of the people when Nagas were going through difficult times.
He on behalf of the BJP legislators shared deepest condolences with the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to find rest in peace.
DySpeaker: Deputy Speaker, NLA, Sharingain Longkumer has expressed grief at the demise of Melhupra Vero, Ex-Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and Ex-MLA and former Minister.
“Late Melhupra Vero was a dynamic public leader who dedicated his life for the welfare of the Naga people… His loss will be felt greatly by the Naga people in general and the Chakhesang tribe in particular,” he said.
The Deputy Speaker on behalf of the members of the Thirteenth Nagaland Legislative Assembly conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.
MP Rajya Sabha: KG Kenye, MP (Rajya Sabha) has expressed grief at the demise of Padmashri M.Vero, Ex-MP Rajya Sabha and former president Naga Hoho.
Describing him an honest and straight forward leader, Kenye said late M Vero had sacrificed his selfless service for the cause of Naga people in different capacities. Kenye said with his departure the Naga people had lost a tall leader and a fatherly figure.
The MP conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that the departed soul rest in eternal peace.
NDPP: The NDPP has expressed grief at the sudden demise of Melhupra Vero this morning at Dimapur.
“We have been closely associated since the days of the NNO in the late 1960s and later on in the Congress party. I have numerous fond memories of us together as young men in our mid-30s: Full of josh and enthusiasm to serve the people. I found him to be a jovial, kind-hearted person ready to sacrifice his personal comforts for the cause of the society,” said NDPP president Chingwang Konyak in a condolence message
The NDPP conveyed deepest condolence to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.
NPCC: The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has also expressed grief at the demise of Melhupra Vero.
“A peaceful human, he did not see any problem as too difficult in his life. His way of taking on problems was always simple and nice,” said NPCC president K Therie in a condolence message.
“In his demise, I have no replacement. In the loss, I have only grown older,” he said.
Therie conveyed condolences to the bereaved family and prayed that the Almighty God grant strength and comfort them all through this painful hour.
NMA: The Naga Mothers’ Association has expressed deep grief and sorrow at the demise of M Vero, who, it said, was an upright man, a true remarkable Naga leader, who devoted his life for the society.
“He was a man who had deep concern for the younger generation and a man who understood and encouraged women leaders to create space within the Naga society. From whatever we have known, he was a man far beyond his times, an unparallel personality and a charismatic leader,” it said.
The NMA extended deepest condolences and prayed that Almighty God grant him eternal rest and peace.
NSCN (IM): The NSCN/GPRN has expressed shock at the demise of ex-MP and Padmashree Melhupra Vero, saying he was a stalwart Naga public leader who made a mark in his life as a person who leave no stone unturned to show his love and concern for the Naga issue by appealing to the Naga National political groups to reconcile through the spirit of forgive and forget.
“With this objective in mind he toured to far off places like Kathmandu, Bangladesh border, Myanmar, Atlanta (USA) and Bangkok. He was, therefore, a very familiar face when it comes to Naga issue and never wavered in his effort for Naga unity to hasten the process of Naga political solution,” said NSCN (IM) Yaruiwo Q Tuccu.
As a founder president of Naga Hoho, the NSCN (IM) said late Vero proved himself as a man for the Nagas and undertook extensive tours in Nagaland, neighbouring states and shuttling between Kohima and New Delhi.
“For his high profile credentials as a Naga leader, the Nagas in general and the GPRN in particular would remember his unblemished leadership and dedicated service for the Naga people.”
Saluting “this great man of Nagas”, the NSCN expressed condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed for his soul to rest in peace.
CHK: The Chakhesang Hoho Kohima (CHK) has mourned the demise of Padmashree Melhüpra Vero who passed away today at Dimapur.
“Indeed, he lived well, a robust life for the welfare of the people who has made many contributions and sacrifices to our Naga society in general and to the Chakhesang community in particular. Although he is no more with us today; we believe his good legacy will continue to lives on.”
The Hoho on behalf of the community paid last homage to the departed leader and shared deepest condolences to the bereaved family.
NCD: The Naga Council Dimapur has expressed grief at the demise of M Vero on January 24.
The NCD conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.
PHN: The Poumai Hoho Nagaland (PHN) has expressed sadness over the demise of Melhüpra Vero, who expired on January 24 at his residence in Dimapur.
Vero demise is a great loss for the Nagas and his immense contributions for the Naga society will be ever remembered, it said.
The Hoho conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that the departed soul rest in eternal peace.
(Page News Service)