DIPHU, July 5 - Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) ex-Executive Member (EM) and present chairman of Cotton & Other Crops Processing Unit Board, Diphu, Ramsing Engti breathed his last at Dimapur Zion Hospital on Tuesday evening. He was 67. Engti had been suffering from diabetes and heart problems for long.
He was a resident of Lorulangso, Rongkethe, Diphu. He leaves behind his wife Pratima Beypi and two sons and a daughter. He was elected two times as MAC of the KAAC on Indian National Congress (INC) ticket from Langpher MAC constituency in 1984 and Lumbajong MAC constituency in 2002. He bagged the EM berth in KAAC for two terms. He was given the portfolio of Soil Conservation and Agriculture departments respectively. Later he joined the BJP and was appointed chairman of the Cotton & Other Crops Processing Unit Board.
KAAC CEM Tuliram Ronghang also extended his deep condolences to the bereaved family and offered his prayers to the Almighty for the eternal peace of the departed soul. The EMs and MACs of KAAC rushed to his residence on Wednesday and condoled his sudden demise. The KAAC on Wednesday declared a Council holiday on July 4 and a condolence meeting was held at 9 am at KAAC Secretariat hall.