Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio, Angami Public Organization, NSCN (I-M) general secretary Th. Muivah and other organisations have condoled the demise of former APO vice president, founder and former president of NGBF, T.L Angami who passed away in Guwahati on April 24.
CM: State chief minister Neiphiu Rio said he was saddened to learn about the demise of T.L. Angami, a senior citizen of Dimapur and head G.B and chairman of Industrial Village Razhuphe, founder and president of GBs Federation of Nagaland and also the former vice president of Angami Public Organisation.
In a condolence message to Mrs. Alebu Angami, Rio said TL Angami was an outspoken man, who was not afraid to express his opinions and was someone who selflessly worked for the welfare of people.
His demise is a great loss to the Naga society and the vacuum created would be difficult to fill, Rio said. Though he is no longer with us, Rio said his selfless deeds would always be remembered and the legacy left behind will be honoured. Rio along with his wife extended heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that Almighty God grant them strength and courage to bear the irreparable loss and for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.
APO: Angami Public Organization (APO) has expressed deep shock and sadness over the sudden and untimely demise of T.L Angami.
In a condolence message, APO president Razouvotuo Chatsu described late T.L Angami as a tall leader of the Angami community, a pioneer and a public figure whose contributions shaped and moulded the Naga society distinctively.
He also said that T.L Angami was attributed with the formation of Nagaland GB’s Federation as its founder and have authored the book “Customary Law of the Angami Naga”.
He also served APO as the president from 2005-2008 and dedicated his life in the servitude of Naga tribe and his own community through various capacities, Chatsu said.
With his demise, APO said that the Angami community and Nagas in general have lost one of the most decorated and respected citizens and the contributions of T.L Angami will be forever etched in the annals of Naga history.
APO conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed that God Almighty grant peace and solace and for the soul to rest in eternal peace.
Muivah: NSCN (I-M) general secretary Th. Muivah has expressed deep sadness to hear the demise of TL Angami while undergoing treatment.
Muivah said that late TL Angami always stood firm on the Naga unity and the integration of all the Naga areas. He said TL Angami was always there whenever Nagas needed him the most.
“His integrity and the spirit to serve the Naga people shall always be remembered. He left behind a legacy which will inspire the generations to come,” Muivah stated.
Muivah, on behalf of the Naga nation, offered prayers to the Almighty God to comfort the near and dear ones of late TL Angami and prayed for his soul to rest in eternal peace.
NGBF: Nagaland GB Federation (NGBF) has expressed pain and grieve to learn about the sudden demise of T.L. Angami. NGBF president Shalem Konyak and general secretary Shikuto Zalipu said that TL Angmai was a prominent leader of the GBs and the founder of NGBF and also the former president from 1984 to 2000.
They said that the NGBF had celebrated 25th year of its inception in 2009 under TL Angami’s convenership. He was remembered for his manly character and known for his straightforward personality, they said.
In his demise, NGBF said they have lost a respected leader and a good advisor who had contributed immensely for GB’s welfare. The federation conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.
TSUD: Tenyimi Students’ Union Dimapur (TSUD) has expressed deep anguish and regret over the sudden demise of T.L. Angami, Head GB and chairman of Industrial Village Razhupe and founder and former president of NGBF
TSUD vice president Sotilo Seb said that T.L Angami was a man of honour and integrity who always worked for the upliftment of the society.
His visionary works and contribution towards the upliftment of the people will be deeply cherished and remembered, TSUD said, adding that his demise has left a vacuum which will would be difficult to fill. The union conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.