ITANAGAR- The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.), Chief Minister Pema Khandu and several other leaders on Sunday condoled the sudden demise of Dibang Tatak, former minister of the State.
The Governor said that Late Tatak, in his long political career, made remarkable contribution in the State governance in various capacities. He said, “in the passing away of Tatak, the State has lost a grassroot leader, who served the society as Gram Panchayat member, member of the State Legislative Assembly and as a minister”.
Joining the people of Arunachal Pradesh in the hour of grief, the Governor offered prayers to the Almighty to give fortitude to the members of the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss and eternal peace for the departed soul.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu has deeply mourned the sad demise of former legislator Late Dibang Tatak who breathed his last today.
In his condolence letter to late Tatak’s wife, Khandu said, “With profound sorrow, I write to share the grief of losing one of the pioneering political figures of Arunachal Pradesh Late Shri Dibang Tatak who breathed his last today. Not only as a Former member of Legislative Assembly but also as a humble, honest and a compassionate human, Shri Dibang Tatak ji has left behind a legacy to cherish.
Late Dibang Tatakji, did his graduation from JNC Pasighat. With his immense desire to contribute in welfare of his people and development of the state, he initially served in as Gram Panchayat Member, ASM, District Vice President and ZPM of West Siang District in the year 1992 . His stint in active politics reached the pinnacle when he got elected as MLA from Rumgong- Kaying constituency in 1995 and went on to serve as Chairman Arunachal Pradesh Forest Corporation Limited. He also served as Advisor to CM in 2004.
“I pray the Almighty to bestow you with strength to bear the loss and may the soul of the departed rest in eternal peace” the message added.
Sad to know that former Minister Shri Dibang Tatak is no more. May God give his family members strength to bear the loss. My heartfelt condolences and may the departed soul rest in peace forever. pic.twitter.com/7gUzZj57h0
— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) May 23, 2021
Tatak was a very prominent & popular leader of Aalo loved by all. In 1995 when PHE Dept. was bifurcated from composite RWD he was the first Minister of state. His contribution in raising new PHE Dept.
Tatak’s demise has been condoled by Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu, deputy chief minister Chowna Mein, former chief minister Nabam Tuki, Assembly speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona and other leaders.