Arunachal: CM, Guv, leaders, peoples condole demise of Taro Chatung

Arunachal Pradesh Governor, Chief Minister, Minister, MLAs, political leaders, Student’s organisations, various  Institutions, peoples condole the demise of Taro Chatung.



Governor condoles the demise of Chatung

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd) has condoled the sudden demise of senior journalist  Taro Chatung. Mourning the irreparable loss, the Governor said that in the demise of  Chatung, the State of Arunachal Pradesh has lost one of the pioneers in the fields of electronic journalism and film making.

“I wish to express my deepest condolences to his family, the media fraternity especially those he worked with. May his soul rest in eternal peace,” the Governor said.

CM condoles the demise of Chatung

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.

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.

Agriculture Minister Tage Taki said, “Chatung will be remembered for his immense contribution as a pioneer journalist and social activist. He was one among the rare persons who chose to travel the road less travelled. Starting as a youth leader who led the Apatani Youth Association to new heights during his tenure as its president, his zest for life and his desire to live it on his own terms was evident when he decided to pursue his passion rather than work as a civil service officer after cracking the prestigious APCS examination.”

Condolence from APWWS

We are shocked and saddened by the untimely demise of our Senior Journalist Taro Chatung sir who was known to represent the voice of the common masses through his journalism. APWWS  has so many fond memories with him .Its a huge loss for the State and for us also because he always stand with the truth. We can’t believe  that he is no more with us. At this hour , we pray to almighty God to give enough strength to his families . Your contribution towards journalism in the State will be remembered for ages. We express our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.

NPP State President Gicho Kabak, Pani Taram Working President and  Nima Sangey Saling Vice-President & Spokesperson of National People’s Party (NPP) Arunachal Pradesh along with State office bearer expressed its deep sense of condolence on the sudden demised of veteran Journalist Taro Chatung.  His untimely demise is a great loss for the state. His departure has created a vacuum in his family as well as in the society and the State, said a NPP press statement .

The Rajiv Gandhi University Research Scholars’ Forum (RGURSF) has expressed grief over the death of veteran journalist Taro Chatung saying that his demise is a a great loss to Arunachal’s journalism. “He is credited with some of the most public and student-centric exclusive stories. He was frank, fearless and a true champion of journalism. His demise ends an era of journalism of courage, ethics, and values. Our condolences to his family, admirers, and colleagues,” the scholars’ forum said.

The Tanw Supun Dukun (TSD) has also mourned the demise of late Chatung and has prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family. The TSD, in its condolence message, termed late Chatung as a true icon and a legend who through his intrepid attitude towards his chosen profession and achievements have set a benchmark for all to look up to.

The Film Federation of Arunachal (FFA), has also expressed its deepest condolence for late Chatung. Remembering him as the pioneer of the state electronic media as well as filmmaking, the FFA stated that with him, the state has lost one of its most cherished son and an icon. The FFA has prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

Joining in with others in sharing the grief over late Chatung’s untimely demise, the Arunachal Pradesh Abotani Community Confederation, Arunachal Citizens Right (ACR) have also extended their condolences and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul. The ACR remembered late Chatung as the crusader against corruption and prayed for his eternal peace.

The All Arunachal Pradesh Public Transport Federation (AAPPTF) has also expressed its profound grief over the sad and untimely demise of late Chatung.

“He will be remembered for his immense contribution as a pioneer journalist and social activist. A role model for many in his profession and beyond, his demise ends an era of journalism of courage and values and at the same time leaves behind a rich legacy in the field,” the AAPPTF said in its condolence message.

The All Arunachal Pradesh Student’s Union (AAPSU) has also mourned the death of late Chatung and observed a two-minute silence as a mark of respect to the veteran journalist.



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