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Arunachal: Veteran Journalist Taro Chatung passes away

The veteran Journalist of Arunachal Pradesh Taro Chatung passed away on Saturday morning at TRIHMS. Late  Chatung was an inspiration for media person of state. 


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The veteran Journalist  and the Pioneer of electronic media in Arunachal Pradesh Abang Taro Chatung passed away peacefull in his sleep. He take his last breathe on Saturday at around 10 AM today at Tamo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Science (TRIHMS), Naharlagun.

He was a versatile person having a good relationship with all section of society.

Late  Chatung was an inspiration for media person of state. He has been associated with several important issue of state.

He will always be remembered by the people of state for his nature and behaviours and impression in the minds of people of state through his mouthpiece ‘ News and  views’ and also through his you tube Channel ‘Taro Chatung’

His mortal remains will be kept at his residence at MOWB II near AG office form 1145 hrs to 1400 hrs for the well wishers to pay their last homage. He will be taken to his ancestral home town of Ziro at 1400 hrs on 26.10.2019.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu has expressed grief and extended his condolences on the sad demise of veteran journalist Taro Chatung, who breathed his last at the Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Science (TRIHMS) here this morning.

“It breaks my heart to know Chatung sir is no more with us. We grew up hearing about him and watched him on ‘News & Views’ every evening through the week days on DDK Itanagar. It would be impossible to fill the void he has left behind as the omnipresent journalist,” Khandu said in a message.

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The Chief Minister remembered his long acquaintance with Late Chatung and hailed him as a man of immense historical and political knowledge of the state, grounded, sincere, straightforward, honest and witty.

“What made Late Chatung sir stand out as human being was his extreme love and dedication for his chosen profession. He could go to any extent to extract the truth and present it before the public,” Khandu said.

He said Arunachal Pradesh will always be grateful to Late Taro Chatung, who despite landing up with a prestigious government job, chose media as his profession and become its pioneer in the state.

“Without thinking of monitory gains, Late Chatung sir followed his passion and became one of the firsts to direct and produce a full-length feature film in Hindi. With his ‘News & Views’ breaking all records in terms of viewership, he can be well called as the father of electronic media in Arunachal Pradesh. We owe him a lot,” Khandu said.

The Chief Minister offered prayers for eternal peace of the departed soul while extending solidarity with family members, relatives and the media fraternity of the state.

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