Shillong, July 17: Meghalaya Health Minister, Alexander L Hek on Tuesday said that the life of u Tirot Sing Syiem is the best example for all to follow, “...especially in conquering the challenges we face in our personal lives and as a society as a whole” Hek said.
The Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Arts & Culture today spoke during the commemoration of the freedom fighter’s 183rd death anniversary held at Mot Tirot Ground in Mairang.
Extolling the virtues of the great Khasi chieftain, Heksaid that U Tirot Sing Syiem was a leader with a vision, who thought about the welfare of his people and his land. As a chieftain he did not make hasty decision but sought the counsel of the durbar for deciding matters of grave importance. Others who spoke on the occasion were HS Shylla, Chief Executive Member, KHADC.