SHILLONG: Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDF) along with MLAs and ministers of the party visited the residence and met family members of late Archbishop Rev Dominic Jala at Mawlai Phudmuri here on Thursday .
The PDF leaders also praised beloved Jala as an intellectual while expressing shock over the accident and death of the Archbishop.
Meghalaya Minister of Agriculture Banteidor Lyngdoh said “The sudden demise of the Archbishop is an irreparable loss to the church, the people and the State as a whole”
He said the party expresses it’s shock and sadness over the sudden demise of the Archbishop.
On the other hand, the Church Committee of the Laitumkhrah Presbyterian Church in its meeting held on October 16, expressed its shock and sadness at the demise of Archbishop Rev Dominic Jala.
In a statement, the Laitumkhrah Presbyterian Church conveyed its deepest condolences to Archdiocese of Shillong and prayed to the Almighty to grant them solace and strength to bear the loss. The Church Committee also resolved that as a mark of respect to the departed soul, all schools run by the church shall remain closed on the day of the funeral.