Naga Council Dimapur President Passes Away In Delhi; Condolences Pour In
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Naga Council Dimapur president passes away in Delhi; condolences pour in

By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Dec 11, 2020 8:47 pm

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Dimapur, Dec. 11 (EMN): President of Naga Council Dimapur (NCD), K Ghokheto Chophy passed away in New Delhi on Friday due to kidney failure.

Sources informed that Chophy, who became the president of NCD on August 22 this year, was admitted to Apollo Hospital in the national capital about three months ago but his condition worsened after undergoing a kidney transplant.

Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland, Y Patton has conveyed condolence through a tweet.

“In Mr Ghokheto Chophy, President of Naga Council Dimapur, Nagas have suffered a terrible loss today. A thorough gentleman and someone who’d lead from the front, Mr Chophy’s untimely death has shaken and shocked us all. My condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace!” he tweeted.

Convenor of Public Action Committee, Vekhosayi Nyekha also shared his shock, saying that “Chophy is a very hardworking person and he has been in the social work all thorough his lifetime and it is very unlucky but this is the plan of God, so we will accept with humility”. He also conveyed condolences to the bereaved family.

The president of Sumi Council, Dimapur Kuhoi Zhimo, stated in his condolence message that that the deceased was a ‘dedicated social worker who was available as and when his services was required by the society irrespective of caste, creed, and religion. In his death the people of Dimapur have lost a very good and helpful friend’.

“I, on behalf of my family and the Sumi Council, Dimapur convey deep condolences to his wife, children and other family members and also pray for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace,” he added.

The Nagaland Gaonburas Federation also conveyed its condolences. “It was painful to learn that he that he has left so early leaving behind all his incomplete missions. He has served in different civil organisations as sub- committees’ convenor in Dimapur,” it wrote.

“His contributions as a convenor of JCPI, movement against multiple taxations are some of his remarkable achievement. He has high respect for the Gaonburas and worked together in many occasions as a team,” it added.

It further said that in his demise, they have lost a committed leader, especially for Dimapur people, “a vacuum created by his demise shall be difficult to fill”. It conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family and pray that the departed soul rest in peace.

By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Dec 11, 2020 8:47:10 pm
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