Late CM Chang’s wife, Alemla passes away

DIMAPUR, OCT 27 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/27/2020 1:34:19 PM IST

Late Tonching Lemla (Alemla), wife of late minister CM Chang, reportedly passed away at Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Research (CIHSR) Dimapur on October 26, 2020, barely two weeks after the passing of her spouse at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK).

According to reports, late Alemla, who had several health issues, was earlier admitted to NHAK and had contracted COVID. However, after her second test returned negative, she was shifted to CIHSR for treatment.

State chief minister Neiphiu Rio has expressed deep pain over the demise of Mrs. Alemla Chang and said that she was a cheerful and friendly person, who stood beside “my former colleague and friend, Late CM Chang through all thick and thin.” In a condolence message, chief minister said she was a person with a big heart and a pleasant personality and would always be remembered for her warm-heartedness. “It is indeed heart wrenching for the family to lose two important loved ones in such a short span of time,” Rio said, adding that he cannot fathom the feeling the family must be going through at the moment. 

The chief minister conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members in this hour of grief and prayed that God give them strength and courage to bear the irreparable loss. 

Dy.CM: Expressing grief over late Alemla’s demise, state deputy chief minister Y Patton said her passing has “left us all shattered, more so because the family has lost two beloved persons in such a short time.” 

In a condolence message, Patton described late Alemla Chang as a wise, kind woman who would be greatly missed by all who knew her. The deputy chief minister said her legacy was “sure to live on through the many lives she touched...” and added that she will never be forgotten.

Patton also conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed that departed soul rest in eternal peace.

NDPP: NDPP expressed immense pain over the sudden and untimely demise of Mrs. Tonching Lemla (Alemla). 

In a condolence message, NDPP president Chingwang Konyak said it was “indeed very saddening and difficult to bear the unfortunate loss, and late Alemla would be greatly missed by her family members and all dear to her.

Konyak on behalf of party rank and file conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and pray that God give them comfort and forbearance at this time of grief.

ENLU: Eastern Nagaland Legislators’ Union (ENLU) also conveyed its sincerest condolences on the passing away of Mrs. Alemla Chang. 

In a condolence message, ENLU convenor S Pangnyu Phom and secretary general Toshi Wungtung said late Mrs. Alemla lived a cheerful and productive life, truly loved, admired and appreciated by everyone. “Though it may be difficult to bear the loss of a beloved mother, yet God saw her needed rest and took her away to be with him forever,” ENLU stated.

The union prayed that the love and mercy of the Lord Almighty be upon the grieving family during this grieving time of the immeasurable loss and the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.


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