Chief minister Neiphiu Rio: Expressing anguish over the demise of late Yajen Aier on April 8, state chief minister Neiphiu Rio described late Aier as a renowned educationist who had supervised with sincerity, dedication and hardwork for the growth of education in the state. Rio also added that late Yajen played an important role in preparation of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th plans of the education department and whose contribution to the education department has been invaluable. He also stated that late Yajen’s pioneering activities would form a vital part in the history of education in Nagaland.
The CM also described Yajen’s demise as an irreparable loss for everyone and whose life would continue to inspire the younger generation.
Home minister: Home minister Imkong L. Imchen has expressed shock over the demise of Yajen Aier, who was a fatherly figure in various field of Naga society. Yajen was a pioneer in many fields’ especially in economics and God fearing and humble character admired by many as well as his fearless speeches and utterances were an inspiration to many Nagas and beyond, Imchen said in a condolence message. Imchen and family have further conveyed heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family and pray that the departed soul rest in eternal peace.
NCP president: Nagaland State Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Neiba Ndang has condoled the demise of Yajen Aier who passed away early morning on April 8.
In a condolence message, Neiba Ndang has attributed late Yajen Aier as a dedicated educationist who headed the Education Department as one of the first Director. He described late Yajen Aier as the architect of the Education Department in Nagaland. He lamented that in losing him, Nagas have lost a great educationist. He has prayed to Almighty God to grant strength and comfort to the bereaved family in their hour of grief and sorrow. He has further prayed for his soul to rest in peace.
KRN: Khonoma Rüffüno Nagaland (KRN) has mourned the demise of Yajen Aier, Retd Director of Education, Nagaland and father of Rev Dr. Wati Aier, convener of FNR on April 8. KRN while describing late Yajen Aier as a renowned personality and a man of principle who has served the Naga people with unmatched dedication in the field of education and in various Church and social organizations, said the service rendered by him during his tenure as Director of Education from 1967-1975 would be remembered with gratitude. In his death, KRN said a vacuum has been created which cannot be filled and conveyed its heartfelt condolences to all family members and relatives.
RBHTI: Students, faculty and governing body of Rashtra Bhasha Hindi Training Institute and College (RBHTI), Hindi Nagar Padumpukhuri, Dimapur have expressed its deepest sympathy to the bereaved family members of Yajen Aier, former Director of School Education who passed away on April 8. In a condolence, RBHTI stated late Yajen was a torch bearer in the promotion of Hindi, a friend, philosopher and guide and the void created by his death cannot be filled.
NPC: The members of Nagaland Peace Centre (NPC), Kohima have mourned the sudden demise of Yajen Aier, former Director of School Education on April 8. In a condolence note, Lhushi Haralu executive director and N. Theyo chairman NPC stated late Yajen was a profound scholar and an educationist and his contribution towards building of non-violence and social order found to be highly appreciated.
It further stated that the deceased was a dynamic and hardworking in raising funds for peace promotion in NPC, Kohima during the initial stage and worked towards peace for political solution of Naga political problem. Expressing gratitude to late Yajen for his immense contribution for peace, NPC said that in his death, Nagas have lost a talented, creative and oratory gift. Meanwhile, NPC conveyed their heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal rest in peace to the departed soul.
AKM: Ao Students’ Conference (AKM) has expressed shock over the demise of Yajen Aier of Mopungchuket village. Born in 1916 late Yajen Aier was the first Deputy Inspector of School (DIS) among the Nagas who also served as a teacher at Mayangnokcha Government School from 1945 to 1952. After gracefully retired from government service as Director of School Education (1967 -75), he served as NPCC vice president who was also a permanent invitee to the Indian Confederation of Agriculture. AKM in a condolence note stated that in his death, Nagas have lost a great leader whose absence would always be felt by the Nagas. In this hour of grave and sorrow, the AKM has expressed deepest sympathy to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal rest to the departed soul.