ADC Sadar Hills member S Kipgen passes away, many condole

Our Correspondent
KANGPOKPIP, Jul 8: Member of Autonomous District Council Sadar Hills, Kangpokpi Seikhosat Kipgen passed away at the age of 55 due to prolong illness on July 6 at his Selsi residence.
He is survived by his wife Nengjahoi Kipgen and eight children.
A 'humble and generous man', the deceased ADC Sadar Hills Member was the eldest son of (L) Henkholal Kipgen and Phalsi Kipgen of Selsi village in Twilang area under Kangpokpi district. He was elected twice as a Member of ADC Sadar Hills from 4-Tujang Waichong District Council Constituency since 2011.
He was also elected as an Executive Member in the District Council Administration, ADC Sadar Hills and had held various posts including Town Affairs of Kangpokpi DHQs in the previous term. He  worked for the welfare of all community and passed away while in office.
His funeral service was held yesterday at Selsi village amidst thousand of friends, relatives, near and dear ones who bid adieu with their last tribute to the departed member.
ADC Sadar Hills spokesperson, Thangkam Lupheng said that a team of ADC Sadar Hills members and executive members including Vice Chairman led by the Chairman, ADC Sadar Hills Haokholal Hangshing attended the funeral service of S Kipgen.
"He  was a man of sincerity, honesty and integrity," said the ADC Chairman while adding that a minute silence was observed in honour of the deceased member.
Traditional shawl wrapped the coffin and floral tributes were paid, he said expressing condolence and sharing grief and pain of the surviving family members.
Kuki Students’ Organization Sadar Hills and Tujang Waichong Block have also condoled the demise.
His untimely demise is a great loss not only for the family, but also for the communities and the organization (KSO) in particular, said KSO Sadar Hills.