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Governor, CM condole
Published on 15 Apr. 2010 12:16 AM IST
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Nagaland governor Nikhil Kumar, chief minister Neiphiu Rio and several others have deeply mourned the demise of director medical services Dr. Kumini Kathipri, who passed away April 13 in Dimapur after a prolonged ailment.
In his condolence message to deceased’s husband, Nikhil observed that in her death the state has lost a dedicated and sincere officer.
The governor also conveyed heartfelt condolences to members of the bereaved family, and prayed to God Almighty to give enough strength and fortitude to bear the loss.
State chief minister Neiphiu Rio, in a condolence message to Dr. John Murry, described late Dr. Kumini Kathipri as “down to earth, self-effacing and a humble person.”
Stating that deceased was a part of family, Rio said her death has left behind deep pain.
The chief minister also conveyed sorrow and anguish to Dr. John and children, and prayed to God Almighty to grant them courage and fortitude to face irreparable loss.
The NMA, in a condolence note issued by its secretary Lochumbeni Humtsoe, acknowledged her dedication and sincerity.
Naga mothers also conveyed sympathy to bereaved family and prayed that Almighty God grant solace and strength at the time of grief and sorrow.
A condolence message from officers and staff of chief minister’s secretariat also expressed deep shock and pain over Dr. Kumini’s death.
They said, late Dr. Kumini in her official capacity had tirelessly fought against the scourge of HIV and AIDS, adding that her sense of conviction, dedication and hardwork in her understanding have been exemplary and would be long appreciated.
Further, they also conveyed sympathies to Dr. John and children and prayed to God Almighty to provide them strength to overcome the irreparable loss.
Meanwhile, the officers and staff of directorate of health and family welfare April 14 conducted a condolence meeting in its conference hall.
Health and family welfare additional director Dr. Imtimeren Jamir eulogized late Dr. Kumini as a dynamic officer and said that her early demise was not a big loss for the department but for the whole Naga community.
The officers and staff also expressed condolences to bereaved family members and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.
A minute of silence was observed in memory of the departed soul.
Joining the mourners, state social welfare board chairperson M. Rakhila Lakiumong, in her condolence message, recalled the days when late Dr. Kumini as a child specialist rendered her service particularly towards the people of Tuensang.
Rakhila said her service towards the people was quite satisfactory and that it would remembered and cherished by one and all.
She also expressed her heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.
Nagaland medical dealers’ association (NMDA), in a condolence message issued by its president Ato Yephomi and general secretary Ashok Kr. Singhal said her services towards the people of Nagaland would be remembered.
The association also prayed to Almighty God to provide courage to the bereaved family to over come grief.
State parliamentary secretary rural development and REPA Pangnyu Phom expressing shock over the demise of Dr. Kumuni, in his condolence message, said that Dr. Kumuni had immensely contributed in the health arena particularly in the HIV and AIDS education and its awareness.
In her demise, Pangnyu said state government and Naga society have lost one of the finest officers who rendered selfless service with full dedication and total commitment.
He also conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
A state BJP condolence note issued by its general secretary Yambos Murry said Dr.Kumuni’s demise was a great loss to the people of Nagaland.
The state BJP unit also conveyed condolence to the bereaved family and prayed God to grant them peace and courage to bear the loss.
Also, expressing grief over the demise of Dr. Kumini, the Lakhuti students’ union (LSU) said that her good deeds towards the union would always be remembered.
The union further conveyed condolence to bereaved family members and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.

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