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Former MLA Tayai of Kshetrigao AC succumbs to COVID-19, MPCC, local club condole

Thangjam Nandakishore Singh

His tireless works for promotion of communal harmony will be remembered for long, Govindas said. 

TFM Desk

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) mourned the untimely demise of Thangjam Nandakishore Singh popularly known as Tayai, who died on Wednesday due to COVID-19 complications. 

He represented 4-Kshetrigao A/C in the year 2007 as Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).

MPCC president Govinda’s Konthoujam in a message said that Nandakishore Singh was a gentleman in politics and widely respected and loved by all the people known to him. His tireless works for promotion of communal harmony will be remembered for long, he added. 

As a mark of respect to the departed soul of the Congress leader, the party flag remains half mast. MPCC shares the grief and sorrow of the bereaved family. We pray for his soul to rest in peace, the message added. 

Meanwhile, Kongpal Chanam Leikai Development Organisation (KCDO) held a condolence meeting on Wednesday at the KCDO Library Hall to condole the sad and untimely demise of politician and social worker Thangjam Nandakishor Singh. 

During the condolence meeting, residents of Kongpal Chanam Leikai and members of KCDO expressed deep sorrow and grief over the untimely demise of the first-ever MLA that grew up from the soil of Kongpal Chanam Leikai, KCDO said in a release. 

The speakers paid rich tributes to the deceased soul and said that his death is a great loss to Kongpal Chanam Leikai and the Kshetrigao Assembly Constituency. 

Remembering the departed, the speakers stated that Thangjam Nandakishor Singh was the member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly who represented Kshetrigao Assembly Constituency winning on a National Congress Party (NCP) ticket in the 2007 Manipur Legislative Election. 

Thangjam Nandakishor Singh was the second son of (L) Shri Thangjam Anganghal Singh, a resident of Kongpal Chanam Leikai, Imphal East. He had a humble beginning. Since childhood, he was known for his social mindedness. He was fondly remembered for the contributions he made for the welfare of the leikai as well as the constituency. He dedicated his life for the welfare of the people. He was the first and only notable politician that Kongpal Chanam Leikai has produced. He passed away at the age of around 69 years, the release stated. 

The participants present in the condolence meet expressed their deep felt sympathies with the bereaved family in this hour of grief and prayed for peace to the departed soul.

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