Dimapur, December 18 (NEx): The Dimapur Meetei Council (DMC) expressed shock over the sudden demise of Ahongbam Bemthoi Chanu, ACS Officer, who passed away on December Fifteen at Nikos Hospital, Dimapur. She was posted at the Bokajan Sub-Division of Karbi Anglong district as an Asst. Commissioner cum Executive Magistrate.
The DMC in a press release on December Seventeen said that she was the first meetei lady among the three meetei ladies who passed in 59 Rank APSC Combined Competitive Exam from Assam in the year 2015-2016 to become an ACS Officer, and had her primary school education in Nagaland at the time of her father’s active service in Nagaland.
During her school and college days, she served as an active activist and fought for the right of the students community under the organization “Progressive Students Alliance of Barak Valley HQ Lakhipur-Assam”.
DMC also said that she was a visionary officer, who had a vision to render her service as social activist for the students community in particular and women in general after her retirement.
The Meetei council said that her untimely death is a huge loss for the entire society and specially for the Meetei community, and expressed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
“The entire Meetei community will remember her forever as a role model for the next generations of Meetei Chanus. May God let her soul rest in peace” – unquote.
Besides, DMC on behalf of her family wholeheartedly expressed sincere gratitude to the district administrations of Karbi Anglong, Assam and Dimapur, Nagaland, not forgetting the Bokajan MLA Dr. Numal Momin and several social organizations, including AJYCP and KSA, who stood by her from the very beginning of her brief ailment till the last journey towards her home at Assam.
It is pertinent to note that she was actively working in border dispute with Dimapur in an amicable way.