The mortal remains of late K. Mayanger then Kilonser MIP/ FGN were finally brought back to his native place. The last rites for departed soul were held here Tuesday at Mokokchung. Late K. Mayanger died in 1979 in eastern Nagaland while on service and was buried there. However, it was only after 30 years that the mortal remains reached back home Monday for the last rites. Late K. Mayanger followed the footsteps of his paternal uncle Late Imkongmeren, the then Vice-President of Naga National Council and joined the fought for an Independent Nagaland and consistently pursued the path for which he stood till the last moment of his life.
Late K. Mayanger was born on April 23 1948. Late K. Mayanger in his youth was an active social member, an educationist and an athlete. He was awarded the Best Athlete in the Third Nagaland Inter College Tournament 1970. He was also Games & Sports Secretary of Fazl Ali College in 1970 when he was selected to represent Guwahati University Football Team in the Inter University Football Tournament in Patna the same year.
He also completed the National Physical Efficiency Test in 1975 and had successfully qualified for the Award of “Three Star” Merit Certificate. He also won Senior Championship Title in Men’s Table Tennis conducted by Mokokchung District Table Tennis Association in 1975. He was also a Seasonal Club member and was a regular player of its Football team. He also served the club as its Secretary.
A lot of personalities spoke at the funeral that included President Ao Senden, President AKM, President OM besides others. The mortal remains of Late K. Mayanger was finally laid to rest at his family graveyard at Alichen.