NPP observes Sangma’s death anniversary

ITANAGAR, Mar 4: The state unit of the National People’s Party (NPP) observed the 4th death anniversary of former Lok Sabha Speaker and founder of NPP Purno Agitok Sangma at the party office here on Wednesday.
The party leaders and worker, led by state president Gicho Kabak and the party’s national general secretary Mutchu Mithi paid floral tribute to the portrait of Sangma.
Giving a brief chronology of Sangma’s life and career, Kabak said that Sangma was a dynamic and one of the most popular personalities of the Indian political scenario.
“He was recognized both at the national and international levels for his work and contribution to public life. He was awarded India’s highest civilian award ‘Padma Vibhushan’ in 2017,” Kabak said while recalling his long-association with Sangma.
Mithi described Sangma as a great leader from the North East. “His vision and thoughts have become very important for the country, particularly the North East, and his mission and vision should be followed for the greater interest of the country.”
The state NPP resolved to carry forward the mission and vision of Sangma for the greater interest of the nation.
Earlier, in the morning, the youth wing of the party distributed fruits to the indoor patients of RK Mission Hospital here.