ITANAGAR: Deputy Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Tesam Pongte and Kayum Narah, a 13-year-old battling a rare bone's cancer was formally conferred with the (provisional ) honorary membership of Arunachal Bullet Club (ABC) recently.
The 'ABC' is a premier association in the State formed by like-minded group of people to spread love and the message of brotherhood in the society through various charitable riding in the State.
Pongte and Narah, both now provisional member of ABC, were handed over the membership certificates in a modest ceremony conducted by ABC members on Saturday.
Members of GlidingPirahanas (TGP), Royal Arunachal Rider (RAR), Royal Siang Riders (RSR) were also present during the occasion.
Narah is battling " osteosarcoma", a rare kind of bone's cancer diagnosed in 1 out of 10,000 children. He was Diagonised with the disease on March 2020 through biopsy test and taken to Kolkata for further treatment during peak COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns in June last year.
After spending a month in Kolkata, on July 25 he returned to the State and started taking chemotherapy treatment and undergone seven cycles of the treatment so far.
Narah was given Honourary Membership by ABC for bravely fighting cancer with a smile on his face since the first day he was diagnosed with the disease.
Meanwhile, Pongte was given honorary membership title in recognition of selfless services rendered to society in terms of initiating a movement against drug menace and working rigorously for youth empowerment.