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Former MLA Tarik Rava no more

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Our Correspondent

Itagar, May 2: Former Aruchal MLA Tarik Rava has passed away after prolonged illness at his home constituency cho in Upper Subansiri district on Friday.

He was born in 1943 and is survived by 2 wives, 5 sons and 9 daughters. Rava was an Anchal Samity Member (ASM), Political Interpreters (PI) and Vice President of Panchayati Raj Institution, cho Block and then elected as MLA during 1995-1999.

Chief Minister bam Tuki has expressed deep shock at the demise of the former MLA.

In a condolence message to his wife Yamak Rava, Tuki said “It pains my heart to write to you at this moment of extreme grief. I humbly endure to share with you the saddest times of your life though I know that it would be hard to do so and ease the pain you and your family are going through. In his death we have lost a sincere social worker and a dedicated Congress leader, who worked in the grass root to strengthen the Country’s largest political party. He had been actively engaged in social works and was instrumental in working for the backward people.”

At this moment of grief, me, my family and people of Aruchal Pradesh extend our solidarity with you and share the pain inflicted on you and your family by this irreparable loss, the message said. The Chief Minister prayed to the Almighty God to bestow enough strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss and for eterl peace of the departed soul. Meanwhile, Home, Power and NCRE Minister Tanga Byaling expressed deep shock at the demise of Tarik Rava. “In his death, we have lost a sincere social worker and a dedicated Congress leader who worked in the grassroot level to strengthen the party. His untimely demise has created a vacuum in Tagin Society and the society lost a popular and dedicated leader. He will always be remembered for his noble deeds,” said Byaling in a condolence message.

The minister conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul for his eterl peace.

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