- NET Web Desk
On Thursday, July 1, Toshi Wangtung, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Tuensang constituency and Advisor to the Government of Nagaland passed away in New Delhi.
He was the Advisor to the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR), State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), and Village Guard.
He was also a former leader of the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO).
Thomas Konyak Naga, the young politician and social activist of Nagaland took to Twitter to offer his condolences.
“Deeply pained to have heard that our Hon’ble Advisor, Sh. Toshi Wangtung is no more with us. His sincere devotion towards the service for our people will always be remembered.! May God strengthen the bereaved family members in this Time of grief. May His soul rest in peace..!” – tweeted by Thomas Konyak Naga.
Besides, other political figures of the state also took to the online platform to offer their condolences on the same. One of them is Abu Metha, the Adviser to the Chief Minister of Nagaland & Secretary of General Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP).
“So so sad & shocking on the demise of Toshi Wungtung, MLA & Advisor, Nagaland. He still had so much to contribute to #Nagaland and the nation. We have lost a brilliant mind and a visionary leader. I will greatly miss my close friend & elder brother. Deepest condolences. RIP” – tweeted by Metha.
Yanthungo Patton, the Deputy Chief Minister, Government of Nagaland & MLA from Tyui Assembly Constituency also condoled the demise.
“A very sad day for us! My deepest condolences to the friends, family, and supporters of Advisor Shri Toshi Wungtung Ji. Deeply saddened by his passing.