Gaken Ete was one among the leading promoter of badminton across the state and served the ASBA as its Secretary from 1998 to 2014.
The members of Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA), players and parents residing in capital complex and Department of Science & Technology, including A.P State Council for Science & Technology ( APSCST ), State Remote Sensing Application Centre and Arunachal Pradesh Science Centre shocked on the sudden and untimely demise of ASBA former Hony Secretary and IT Secretary Gaken Ete.
While recalling the tireless contribution of late Gaken Ete for development of Badminton, Chairman Sports Authority of Arunachal Pradesh (SAAP) who is also Secretary of ASBA Bamang Tago disclosed that Gaken Ete was one among the leading promoter of badminton across the state and served the ASBA as its Secretary from 1998 to 2014. Late Gaken was to become first Executive member in Badminton Association of India from the state and man behind to get affiliation of ASBA with BAI. His demise has irreparable lost to the ASBA.
ASBA convened condolence meeting here at MLA cottage Indoor Badminton stadium today attended by members of ASBA, players and badminton lovers of the twin city and observed two minutes silence as a marked of respect to the departed badminton veteran leader and prayed almighty God to bestow enough strength to the bereaved family and eternal peace of the departed soul.
Earlier, members of ASBA players, parents and badminton promoters lead by Chairman Sports Authority of Arunachal visited private resident at D-sector and paid their last respect to the departed leader.
The Department of Science & Technology, including A.P State Council for Science & Technology, State Remote Sensing Application Centre and Arunachal Pradesh Science Centre, Government of Arunachal Pradesh deeply mourned the sudden and untimely demise of Gaken Ete who was the Secretary of the department.
In a press release issued by Arunachal Pradesh state council for Science & technology (APSC & ST) Director and Member Secretary C D Mungyak said that the death of Gaken Ete has sent a shockwave amongst the employees of the Department of Science & Technology.
Late Er. Ete was a visionary and straight forward person. He was a highly knowledgeable technocrat . He was also very kind hearted and was loved by all in the department.. All the employees of the department went to Hollongi check gate on Saturday to receive his mortal remains. They paid floral tribute to the departed soul at his residence at RWD colony D Sector. He will always be remembered as a mentor and guide of the department. The release added.
The Chairman of A.P State Council for Science &TechologyShri BamangManghaalso express deep shock over the sudden demise of Er. GakenEte and said he not only has lost a good secretary to the government but also a personal friend. The void that has been created because of Ete’s demised will difficult to be filled.
The Director cum Member Secretary, A.P state Council for Science & TechnologyShri C. D Mungyak and Director, State Remote Sensing Application Centre, Dr. Harekrishna Dutta has also express profound sadness over the demise of Er.GakenEte.
The Department of Science & Technology pray to almighty to give enough strength to the bereaved family to overcome the pain and sadness at this grief hours.
The department also pray for the eternal peace of the departed soul. May the departed soul be rest in peace in the heavenly abode.