Arunachal Pradesh State Election Commissioner mourns former Director of Trade and Commerce Khoda Ruja’s demise
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh State Election Commissioner Hage Kojeenon Thursday conveyed deep condolences to the bereaved family of former Director of Trade and Commerce Khoda Ruja, who passed on Wednesday.
Ruja, who is also the former President of Tanw Supun Dukun (TSD), the apex council of Apatanis breathed his last at his Ziro residence at the age of 62.
He is survived by his wife, four sons, three daughters and grandchildren. Born on March 1, 1957 to Khoda Mudo and Khoda Dumi of Reru village, he did his schooling from High School Hapoli and later graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat. Later, he obtained a Diploma in Business Management and also attended Productive and Industrial Engineering Training from Madras.
Recalling his association as the Chairman of the Governing Council TSD from 2015 to 2018, Kojeen described Ruja as a very dedicated and selfless worker not only as a government servant but also as a social activist.
“He contributed immensely as President of TSD in the field of social services particularly for maintaining a harmonious relationship with all the neighbouring communities for a peaceful co-existence which is a prerequisite for socio-economic development in the State.
Expressing his grief over the untimely death of Ruja who was his classmate, Kojeen said that the state has lost a very committed officer who contributed a lot in the development of the state in the field of Khadi & Village Industries, Textiles & Handicraft, Trade & Commerce during his long 38 years of service.
The State Election Commissioner prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
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