Covid claims scribe
IMPHAL, Jun 6 : Yet another journalist from Manipur has fallen victim to COVID-19. Former president of All Manipur Working Journalists' Union, Sagolsem Hemant passed away a few days back after being infected with the virus.
Saikhom Santikumar, Sub Editor of Ireibak daily passed away at PGI Hospital, Chandigarh, today.
He was 51.
AMWJU in its condolence message, said that Santikumar was admitted at PGI Hospital for kidney-related ailments on January 28, 2021.
He contracted COVID-19 a few days back.
Members of AMWJU's standing and advisory committees observed two-minute silence during a condolence meeting held at Manipur Press Club and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.